Veronica Naranjo Fernandez was born in Guayaquil, the biggest harbour in Ecuador. She visited the Galápagos Islands when she was seven years old, and had the privilege of spending her entire childhood there. Her secondary studies took place in Guayaquil City. At the age of 18, she had the opportunity to go to Austria where she studied German, as well as Public Relations at Wien Central University.
Her experience working for the Galápagos National Park Service and the Charles Darwin Research Station in Fundraising and Public Relations for almost seven years, lead her to the decision to become a Naturalist Guide in 2001.
She has been a freelance Naturalist Guide ever since, working for different tour operators. It is her privilege to show visitors the beauty and uniqueness of the amazing Galápagos Islands.
She’s travelled to Alaska, South America, Europe, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zaire, Australia, Sri Lanka, Bali, Iceland; and speaks German, English, and Spanish.