Martin Becker

Martin Becker
Consultant at Blu Skye
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Master of Environmental Management, 2017

Martin sees sustainability as one of the main challenges for society at a global scale. He believes that solutions leading to a more sustainable future will emerge from the collaboration between visionary businesses, governments and environmental organizations.

As a consultant for Blu Skye, Martin has worked with a leading environmental non-profit foundation to develop a business plan that will support long-term biodiversity conservation, cultural heritage preservation and 21st century, sustainable tourism in South America. 

Prior to joining Blu Skye, Martin spent 4 years working for Chilean government agencies promoting public-private partnerships to improve tourism infrastructure and services in national parks. He also participated in the implementation of the National Tourism Strategy 2012-2020 and advised policy makers on alternative uses of public lands. Martin holds a BS in agricultural economics from the Catholic University of Chile. He is a Master of environmental management candidate at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. In his spare time, Martin enjoys traveling with his wife and spending time in his favorite wilderness areas.

Authored Articles

Chilean Reforestation Campaign Taps into Marketing Innovation

A group of young Chileans is working with Reforestemos Patagonia to reverse environmental damage. After more than a century of colonization of its wild and remote landscapes, Patagonia shows the scars of land abuses emerging among impressive mountain peaks, spectacular glaciers, and immense rivers and forests.

World’s Largest Land Donation Led by Tompkins Conservation

Over two decades of conservation leadership by North American philanthropists Douglas and Kristine Tompkins have culminated in a major land donation that marks a milestone in the history of global land conservation. The Sept. 23 signing of a donation agreement transferring 375,000 acres from Tompkins Conservation to the Argentine government created Iberá National Park in the northern province of Corrientes.