Capital Natural designs its proposals according to the unique Natural Capital of each region.
Considering nature… is what we call Nature-Based Solutions.
Capital Natural has an internationally recognized comprehensive approach, based on the principles of sustainability and compliance with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Our proposals are based on a scientific approach based on results, providing powerful tools for making strategic decisions for our clients.
Our philosophy is to offer the best solution or proposal based on holistic analysis, strengthening them with a specific communication strategy in order to achieve a greater impact and acceptance in the targeted audience.
Capital Natural is responsible for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of said proposals.
Capital Natural also specializes in generating information and analysis for DECISION MAKING.
Capital Natural is an interdisciplinary group made up of specialists in various fields of biological, environmental and social sciences.
– The founding partners are: –
› Carlos García Saéz
Expert in conservation and management of natural resources, with 23 years of experience in marine ecology and integrated coastal management issues. He has a BA from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and a Ph.D. in Ecology from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, a Diploma in Coastal Management from the University of Rhode Island, and postdoctoral work in fisheries at Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami. He has extensive experience in issues of Marine Protected Areas, he was director of the Cayos Cochinos Marine Protected Area in the Bay Islands in Honduras. He was coordinator of the Mesoamerican Reef program (Honduras, Belize, Guatemala and Mexico) for the WWF.
He was a specialist in marine issues for the UNESCO World Heritage Center, in charge of the marine program, where he had the opportunity to work in the Caribbean, Colombia, Ecuador, Micronesia, the Philippines and the Mediterranean Sea on policies, governance and the Convention of the World Heritage. From 2009 to 2016 he worked in the National Commission of Protected Areas CONANP, first as director of Management Programs and later as director of wetlands and coastal-marine areas, implementing the Ramsar convention, the marine issues of the Commission for the Protection of the Environment (USA, Canada and Mexico) and public use plans. Since 2016, he has carried out consultancy work on coastal management, sustainable tourism and environmental impact in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, fisheries assessments to obtain the Marine Stewardship Council certification and recently the evaluation of the FAO-GEF project on climate change and fisheries in Chile.
› Gerardo Berges Pérez
Biologist with postgraduate studies at UNAM. He was professor of Ecology and Ecological Engineering at the same University and at the La Salle University School of Engineering respectively. He was the representative in Mexico of The AVINA Group based in Switzerland and based in Miami. Operational Director of Natural Resources Management SC. Director of the Fundación Música por la Tierra. Former Secretary General of the College of Biologists of Mexico A.C: General coordinator of the first editorial meeting of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) for the preparation of the first book Global Environmental Outlook for Youth. Co-responsible together with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) of the first 2 international meetings and workshops on Sacred Natural Sites as intangible heritage of The humanity. General coordinator of the program “Sustainability and Eco-efficiency in the South Delegation of ISSSTE. First Mexican scientific diver recognized by the Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques (France). Former advisor to the Technical Secretariat of the Presidency of the Republic for environmental issues. He is recognized as a “Master SCUBA Diving Trainer” by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) based in the USA. He has designed and is the first instructor authorized by that Agency to teach the courses “Scientific Diver Specialist” and “Dolphin Diving Specialist”. He is responsible for the area of sustainability and the environment of the tourist development “El Secreto” in Oaxaca. He has extensive experience as an independent consultant in sustainability, eco-efficiency and ecotourism projects. He has written in business magazines (Forbes, Ganar Ganar), Architecture (Link) and Popularization of Science (Symbiosis).