Mr. Martín Andrade-Pérez is a researcher at the Erigaie Foundation, a Colombian NGO and research center focused on cultural heritage. He has worked on ICH-related projects for more than 15 years, conducting several community-based projects, including safeguarding plans, nomination files, and inventories. He has been advisor of the Heritage Section of the Ministry of Culture of Colombia to develop laws and policies for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage. He teaches master courses on cultural heritage at the Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia and has been an adjunct professor at the Javeriana University and the Externado University in Colombia. Between 2018 and 2021, he represented the Erigaie Foundation at the Evaluation Body of the 2003 Convention.