Latin America Conservation Council


LACC is an unprecedented group of global leaders, leveraging their collective influence for Latin America´s environmentally responsible growth.

LACC members


The Latin America Conservation Council (LACC) is an unprecedented group of global leaders, leveraging their collective influence, expertise, and resources to make Latin America a model of environmentally responsible growth. Working closely with The Nature Conservancy since 2011, the Council's goal is to accelerate innovative, effective, and scalable solutions to protect biodiversity, tackle climate change, and provide food and water sustainably so both people and nature can thrive.

  • Juan Pablo del Valle Perochena

    Orbia, Mexico (LACC CO-CHAIR , Chairman) See Biography

  • Sergio Rial

    LACC CO-CHAIR, Board Chairman, Banco Santander, Brazil See Biography

Emeritus Members

Maria Asuncion Aramburuzabala (Mexico)

Alain Belda (Brazil) Founding Co-Chair

Roque Benavides (Peru)

Alejandro Bulgheroni (Argentina)

Gustavo Cisneros (Venezuela)

Katherine Farley (United States)

Jose Antonio Fernandez (Mexico)

Enrique Garcia (Bolivia) 

Andrew Liveris (United States)

Thomas Lovejoy (United States)

Andronico Luksic (Chile)

Paola Luksic (Chile)

Henrique de Campos Meirelles (Brazil)

Renata Nascimento (Brazil)

Indra Nooyi (United States)

Doug Oberhelman (United States)

Carlos Pellas (Nicaragua) 

Virginia M. Rometty (United States)

Alvaro Saieh(Chile)

Carlos Salazar (Mexico)

Alejandro Santo Domingo (Colombia)

Francisco Santos (Colombia)

Roberto Setubal (Brazil)

Mark Tercek (United States)

James Umpleby (United States)

Alberto Weisser (Brazil)

Lorenzo Zambrano (Mexico)

Laxman Narasimhan (United Kingdom)


LACC Secretariat

  • Courtney Guthreau

    Director, Latin America Conservation Council The Nature Conservancy / LACC SECRETARIAT. See Biography

  • Sarah Gammage

    Director of Public Policy/Government Relations, Latin America The Nature Conservancy. See Biography

  • Pauline McKean

    The Nature Conservancy's Latin America Conservation Council Project Manager. See Biography