Secretariat Lead of the PFP and Director of Forest Trends
Former Director of the Brazil Program of the Rainforest Action Network, promoting forest policies, community economic development and Indigenous land demarcation in the Amazon region. He also worked for Aguirre International, was the former Executive Director of Adopt-A-Watershed, Program Officer with the Goldman Environmental Foundation. Beto has also consulted for Aveda Cosmetics, Conservation International, Instituto Terra, Occupational Knowledge International, and Wildlife Conservation Network, and others. He was co-chair of Grantmakers Without Borders and currently sits on the board of the Global Greengrants Fund, Earth Island Institute, and the Environmental Law Defenders Center.