MARTA CALVACHE, Technical Director, Geological Service, Colombia

Geologist from National University of Colombia, with a Master's degree from Louisiana State University, USA, Ph.d. from Arizona State University, USA and Post Ph.d. from Hokkaido University,  Japan
Currently, she is Director of the Geological Technical Service of Colombia (before INGEOMINAS) and Deputy of Geological Hazards of INGEOMINAS.
She has been Director of the volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Pasto– INGEOMINAS, as well as Head of the Research Project on Volcanoes – INGEOMINAS.  Also, she has been an active Geologist of the Volcano Observatory of Manizales – INGEOMINAS and Geologist of the Geothermal Energy Project of the hydroelectric of Caldas (CHEC).