Mr. Jintiach is the Coordinator of the International Economic Cooperation and Autonomous Indigenous Development for COICA (Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin). He is a member of the Shuar, an indigenous group in the Amazon Rainforest of Ecuador. He has worked extensively with Shuar, Achuar, and Kichwa communities and indigenous organizations of Ecuador, including FISCH (Interprovincial Shuar Federation), NAE (Achuar Nation of Ecuador), FIPSE (Independent Federation of the Shuar Nation of Ecuador), NASHE (Shuar Nation of Ecuador), CONFENIAE (Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazon), and CONAIE (Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador). Recently, he served as a Parliamentary advisor in the Republic of Ecuador’s National Congress. He also speaks fluent English, Spanish and Shuar. Mr. Jintiach studied Natural Resources Management at the University of San Francisco of Quito.