Martha Torres Marcos-Ibáñez
Martha joined CSF in 2021 as the Program Director in Peru. Martha has over seven years of experience in the non-profit and public sector in the conservation of tropical forests in the Amazon, and the respect and recognition of indigenous peoples’ rights in Peru. Before joining CSF, Martha worked as a Legal Specialist in the National Program for the Conservation of Forest for the Mitigation of Climate Change (PNCBMCC), and as Coordinator of the Amazon Program at Derecho, Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (DAR). She has experience in the management and implementation of international cooperation projects, and a strong capacity to interact with multiple stakeholders and generate civil society engagement. Having professional experience in Peru and Ecuador and academic experience in France and England, Martha speaks English, French, and Portuguese in addition to her native Spanish. She is a lawyer and holds an MSc in Environmental Policy and Regulation from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and a Bachelor's degree in Law from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP). Martha enjoys street photography and photojournalism, discovering new cities and countries, reading books, watching movies, listening to the radio and podcasts, and being in contact with nature by hiking, cycling, or gardening.