I work for The Nature Conservancy, where I am the Director for Mexico and Northern Central America. I am engaged in finding ways to preserve landscapes with high ecological values, which are currently under threat due to inappropriate business practices in agriculture and forestry. As a campaigner and activist, I work directly with corporations, but also with a range of other actors, including policy-makers, non-profits, universities and local communities. I believe that better data and improved transparency are key to better business practices with less environmental impact. I am therefore now working on a tool that can help various actors get easy access to reliable land-use data.
A conservationist promoting more sustainable business practices