Walo Araújo has a Law degree from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1991). He took postgraduate courses on International Cooperation (1994) and Cultural cooperation (2000), both at the University of Barcelona. In the last 15 years, he has specialized in international cooperation for development, and worked as a Program Director for the Spanish International Cooperation Agency in Panamabetween 1996 and 2008. Within this field, he has shown special interest in work related to indigenous peoples, interculturality, and culture in general as a human development factor. After 2000, he has also focused on matters related to cultural policies and management. Additionally, he has worked on communication and information, as well as on publishing project development. He has produced two documentaries and participated in the teams responsible for creating several exhibitions on history and contemporary art. He currently participates in the team producing the Panama: a Bridge of Life exhibition for the Museum of Biodiversity. He has directed the Panama Art Biennial since 2005.