German Soler is a Colombian biologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Tasmania (2016), and a Masters in Marine Biology from the University of New South Wales,(1998). Currently he is working in marine ecology for the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies based in Tasmania, Australia. He also worked for the Malpelo Foundation from 2004 to 2012 on different research and conservation projects. Presently, he also supports the Malpelo Foundation and its research as an honorary member. He had previously worked in Brazil with pink river dolphins and acoustic telemetry in a project run by the British Antartic Survey and INPA (Insitituto Nacional de Pesquisa da Amazonia). It was then when he started his work with telemetry that has continued during his work with the Malpelo Foundation. Currently, German has good knowledge of both satellite and acoustic telemetry techniques, both in the field and analysis of information.