Martín Beaumont is a Peruvian sociologist who studied at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru (Lima, 1992) and received a MA in Politics of Alternative Development at the Institute of Social Studies (The Hague, 1997).
He is currently program director of Fundación AVINA in Peru and responsible for AVINA’s Sustainable Cities Program for the region. He has 25 years of experience in social management in Peru and Latin America, first serving in several positions at DESCO, a Peruvian NGO during the 1990s and thereafter serving senior national and regional positions at Oxfam GB during the 2000s. He is also associate professor at the College of Management of the Universidad Católica in Lima. As such he has combined field work and management with research and teaching along his professional career, publishing articles and lecturing at national and international conferences.