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WHO WE ARE

The Association was founded on 14th September 2004. It consists of 9 members and is legally constituted with the NIF G92658756.

The Board of Directors is made up of: a President – a Vice President – a Secretary and members. There are three types of members: Founder, Numerical and Honorary. The Association is governed by statutes and Ordinary Assemblies are held annually. In accordance with these bylaws, the Board of Directors may not receive any financial remuneration for performing its functions and is subject to a code of ethics that prevents them from incurring personal expenses. We work as a non-profit organisation committed to the preservation and protection of the different dune ecosystems on the coast of the Municipality of Marbella.

The work takes place in an area of about 500,000m². between the Natural Monument “Dunes of Artola” and Río Real, Marbella. We are committed to the protection and preservation of the different coastal ecosystems  on 13 km. We draw up projects and annual programs for the benefit of Marbella’s natural heritage.

Honorary President

Fernando Piquer Villarroel

Fernando Piquer Villarroel

HONORARY PRESIDENT

MANAGEMENT BOARD

Susanne Stamm Joho

Susanne Stamm Joho

PRESIDENT

Lucien Nelson

Lucien Nelson

CEO AND SPEAKER

Anne Kinsella

Anne Kinsella

VICEPRESIDENT

Edgard Cocquet

Edgard Cocquet

COMMUNITY MANAGER

María Ángeles Díaz Capado

María Ángeles Díaz Capado

SECRETARY GENERAL

Dra. Gisela Franke

Dra. Gisela Franke

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (GERMAN)

Beatriz Guerrero Fernández

Beatriz Guerrero Fernández

TREASURER

CO – WORKERS

Dr. Jaime Pereña Ortíz

Scientific and technical adviser

Patricia Rivas Navarrete

PhD Candidate Biogeography of ranaviruses and viral epidemiological status of amphibians and reptiles in the Iberian Peninsula

María Morán

A Biology Graduate from the University of Navarre.(2019)

Estefanía Espejo

A Biology Graduate of the University of Málaga

Beatriz Guerrero

Communication

Degree in Economics and Research and Market Systems

Beatriz´s CV

THE PRODUNAS TEAM

Social media and web: Edgard Cocquet / Beatriz Guerrero Fernández
Translations: English – Anne Kinsella / German – Susanne Stamm Joho

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

Year 2017: Awarded of the Marinero Prize by Marbella Sports Harbour – 2nd Edition.

Year 2015: Member and Committee Member of the Provincial Council of the Environment and Biodiversity in Malaga.

Year 2012
:The Department of the Environment of the Government of Andalusia awarded us the XVII Prize for the Environment in the “Natural Values of Andalusia” section.

Year 2008: The Department of the Environment of the Government of Andalusia awarded us with a Plaque created  in recognition of the altruistic contribution by the ProDunas Association to the conservation of the Andalusian coastline on the 10th Anniversary of the Network of Environmental Volunteers of the coast  of Andalusia.

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Asociación ProDunas Marbella

The Association works tirelessly for the defence and preservation of the unique ecosystems that survive in the natural sand dune environments in the Province of Málaga; promotes the protection of native flora and small wildlife; promotes recovery, rehabilitation and conservation of interesting biodiversity of sand dunes areas in the municipality of Marbella.