Lider Sucre is Panamanian and an MBA from Harvard Business School with over 18 years dedicated to nature conservation in the tropics of the Americas. 

He has been Executive Director of Panama’s National Association for the Conservation of Nature (ANCON), one of the most renowned environmental NGOs in Panama, as well as of Panama’s Biomuseum during its construction phase (the museum opened in 2014).

Since 2011 Lider is Regional Director for Latin America of Wildlife Works Carbon (WWC), a position he now shares along with his leadership of our activities in the Mamoní Valley.  WWC works globally and is based in San Francisco, California. Wildlife Works seeks to help protect natural forests throughout the tropics, in partnership with local communities, local and national governments, and other stakeholders.  It achieves this through its development of REDD+ projects (which generate saleable carbon offsets earned through effective safeguarding of at-risk forests).

Lider is also a Regional Councilor of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, representing Mesoamerican members at the global Board of IUCN.