Fernando Lloveras, Executive Director, Para la Naturaleza, email@example.com
Fernando Lloveras-San Miguel, Esq. is the Executive Director of the Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico (CTPR), a position he has held since 2003. In 2012 the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program stemming from the Land Trust Alliance (LTA) accredited the Conservation Trust. Additionally, CTPR was accepted in the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the first and only member from Puerto Rico to join the oldest and largest global environmental organization.
In an effort to draw people into the conservation movement Lloveras-San Miguel spearheaded in 2013 the launch of a new unit, Para la Naturaleza. Para la Naturaleza groups all educational, volunteer and citizen science programming, land conservation and fundraising initiatives of the organization. Para la Naturaleza also manages all 5 visitor centers and 27 natural areas protected by the Trust. Lloveras-San Miguel is a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, member of the Board of Directors of the Land Trust Alliance and member of the Governing Board of the University of Puerto Rico. In addition Lloveras- San Miguel is mentor of the Founder Institute, the world’s largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program, helping aspiring founders across the globe build enduring technology companies. In 1992, Lloveras-San Miguel co-founded and was the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Microjuris.com, Inc., the leading Internet provider of legal and legislative information in Latin America, with operations in Argentina, Chile, Venezuela and Puerto Rico. Since 2003, he remains Chairman of the Board. From 1989 to 1992, Lloveras-San Miguel served as an Advisor on Federal Affairs to the Governor of Puerto Rico, serving as the liaison between US government and the Governor of Puerto Rico. He has also served as a member of the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce’s Government Relations and Technology Committees and has been a Student Mentor for Puerto Rico Youth at Risk. Lloveras-San Miguel holds a Magna Cum Laude Juris Doctor degree from the University of Puerto Rico Law School, a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Harvard University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College, where he was Senior Fellow.
He is a coffee and cattle farmer and spends most of his free time at his farm in Ciales with his wife Michelle Marxuach and his two children.