Robert P. Langstroth, PhD
Dr. Robert P. Langstroth has over 12 years’ experience as an environmental consultant, and more than 20 years’ research experience in biodiversity and geography. He is experienced in addressing issues related to the Equator Principles, IFC Performance Standards on Social and Environmental Sustainability and the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB’s) Environment and Safeguards Compliance Policy, having participated in numerous due diligence and environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) reviews. He is a specialist in Latin American biodiversity and ecosystems studies, with expertise in the development of baselines, impact assessments and management plans, as well as field implementation, monitoring and auditing. Robert has led the development of biodiversity action plans for major projects in the energy and mining sectors. He has examined the impacts of infrastructure and extractive developments on ecosystems and local stakeholders through studies of social management approaches; fire and grazing management of pipeline rights-of-ways; and conservation impacts of management programs. He has additional experience in land-use policy, agricultural and livestock systems, wastewater treatment, nonpoint pollution control, geomorphology and geographic information systems.