Carlos Yescas is a cheese scholar and book author. He is the co-founder of Lactography in Mexico, the first artisanal cheese distributor in his country. He serves as the Program Director of the Oldways Cheese Coalition, a US-based non-profit promoting artisanal cheese and protecting traditional cheesemaking practices. He created the LACTEO Network a consulting firm supporting cheese producers and retailers in Latin America. Since 2009, Carlos has served as a supreme judge of the World Cheese Awards. He divides his time between England and the United States.