Beatriz Arroyo has a degree in Biological Sciences from the Complutense University of Madrid and a PhD from the University of Oxford (United Kingdom). Between 1996 and 2006 she carried out her research activity in the Center d'Etudes Biologiques de Chizé-CNRS (France) and the Center for Ecology and Hydrology, NERC (Scotland, United Kingdom). In 2006 she obtained a position as Tenured Scientist at the Research Institute on Game Resources, being its vice-director since 2011, and head of the Research Group in Game Resources and Wildlife Management since 2013.
Her research activity focuses on applied ecology towards the compatibility of human activities and the conservation of fauna. Specifically, she addresses issues associated with the relationship between agriculture or hunting management and wildlife conservation, and the conflicts associated with wildlife management, integrating approaches from population ecology, conservation biology and human dimensions of wildlife
She is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Spanish Ornithological Society (since 2008), and the Rodent Board of the Scientific Committee against Farmland Pests of the Junta de Castilla y León (since 2014), and Associate Editor of Ibis (since 2006) and Ardeola (since 2011).