We are Panamanians and travel enthusiasts. Our local team of Panama experts will design your adventure based upon our own discoveries and our favorite spots.”   – Fabio Trujillo

EcoCircuitos Panama has been working in tourism for many years and we pride ourselves of local ownership, local staff and local knowledge!  Our team is trained annually in core environmental and best practices as part of our Responsible Travel Policy. We love our job and we are committed to plan your vacation exactly the way you want it to be.

Meet our Team

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Annie Young

Executive Director & Founder

With very little money and a big dream Annie  founded EcoCircuitos in 1999. Being a traveler herself, she strongly believes in tourism as a tool for social development and conservation. She holds a degree in Social Communication from the University of Panama, Environmental Sustainability Studies from Stanford University and Environmental Management of International Tourism Development from Harvard University. She is also Founder of the Panamanian Foundation of Sustainable Tourism.

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Pamela Ponce

Director & Associate Partner

Pamela is the our new International Sales Manager and contributes with her vision and creativity to make unique adventure packages for groups. She has a degree in Business Administration from Loyola University. She is a mother of two and will create innovative programs for families with kids.

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Fabio Trujillo

Senior Guide

Fabio is our Senior Guide, creating our exciting new programs and tours. He is an adventurer and nature lover, famous for his big smile and sympathetic attitude. He has a degree in Geo and Eco Tourism from the University of Panama and has been working as a certified interpretive guide for 10 years, focusing on outdoor adventures, biodiversity, history and ethnic travels.

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Mariela Octavio

Accounting & Office Manager

Mariela is our Chief Accounting and Office Manager and forms the center of our EcoCircuitos family. She is the person in charge when it comes to payments, numbers and administration and is our suppliers liaison. Mariela loves spending time with her family, dancing salsa and and cooking pasta.

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Rina Barba

Operations Manager

Rina is the heart and soul of our Operations Department. With short thinking and an efficient approach, she coordinates the logistics for guides, transportation and tours. Rina studied Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management from University of New Orleans. She is also a guide and love to be out in the field testing new products and tours.

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Anaisha Shuffler

Sales Manager

Anaisha  is a Coastal and Marine Resources Engineer and a Marine Biologist.  She is passionate about diving, the ocean, food and languages.  She speaks German, English and a little bit of Mandarin.   She started her career in tourism with us and she is having fun and learning something new everyday.  Her motto is Stay Awesome!  If you need to know any detail about Panama, she is your contact!

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Roberto Jaen

Guiding & Transportation Solutions

Roberto joined our team in 2009. With a great smile and loud laughter he is in charge of transportation and logistics solutions and assists the operations department. Roberto also ensures that that all equipment, vehicles and gear are in good shape.

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Gerardo Guerra

Highlands Tour Manager

Gerardo is our trusted partner in the highlands, managing the operations and coordinating the daily logistic in Chiriqui and Bocas del Toro. Being from the small highland town of Boquete, he is a local expert with a commitment to details and the perfect host for our travelers.

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Gilberto Sánchez

IT Manager

Gilberto is our trusted IT Manager and has been responsible for designing and programming our beautiful website for more than 15 years. He studied Image and Sound design in the University of Palermo in Argentina and is specialized in 3D Animation in Vancouver Canada.