María Elena Martínez Delgado:


Executive President, Conservation of the Mexican Insular Territory, AC

He was born in Mexico City on August 15, 1960. He studied Biology at the UNAM 80-83 Faculty of Sciences with an emphasis on ichthyology at the UNAM Institute of Biology 1983-1990. He worked at the INE / SEDESOL 1994-1995 in the project Conservation of Biodiversity in Selected Natural Protected Areas of Mexico GEF / World Bank. He has a diploma in Coastal Management / Coastal Resources Center-University of Rhode Island 2000. He designed the conservation strategy of the Archipelago of the Holy Spirit as Heritage of the Mexicans 1993-2003. Her professional work has led her to develop environmental policy instruments such as management programs, community territorial ordinances under an integrated territory management scheme, development of instruments of Good Management Practices in whale watching, sport fishing, marine; she participating in the proposal of NOM's and NMX Voluntary Mexican Norms for tourism; advice for the certification of ecotourism companies in Protected Natural Areas; planning and resolution of environmental conflicts, development of public policies for the integration of biodiversity in the tourism sector in Mexico. Founding member of Conservacion del Territorio Insular Mexicano, A.C. (ISLA) 1995, holding the position of General Director 1995-2008, as Executive President of the organization 2008-2021 and General Director 2021. Member of the Advisory Council for Sustainable Development / SEMARNAT representative of Baja California Sur, before the National Council of the SEMARNAT 2005-2007 and representative of the social sector in Baja California Sur 2011-2014. President of the Advisory Council of the APFF Balandra 2016-2021. ISLA has the distinction of being a signatory of the Principles and Values ​​of the Earth Charter on April 21, 2007 and Baja California Sur Focal Point of the National Network that promotes the Principles and Values ​​of the Earth Charter Mexico 2013-2021 . She is a member of the Council of Civil Society Organizations of the World Bank's Global Environment Facility 2015-2021 (GEF / Wold Bank). She works as the Baja California Sur Focal Point Coordinator of the Integration of Biodiversity Conservation in the Tourism Sector Project with emphasis on coastal ecosystems rich in biodiversity SECTUR / GEF / UNDP / Amigos de Sian Ka´an, ISLA, WWF.



Slide Founder of Conscious.
United Kingdom
Spenceley Independent consultant Papua New Guinea
Co-founder & CEO -LINE TRAVEL jp & Trip101 Japan
Natalia Bayona Innovation, Education and Investments Department UNWTO Rogerio Basso Tourism leader in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) for IDB Invest BID Invest Simone Venturini
Responsible Tourism Advisor of the Venice Commune Italy
Author and documentary maker in sustainability Dominican Republic
David G Simmons President of the EarthCheck Global Research Institute New Zealand Rosaura Cuevas ADAPTUR project Mexico CARLOS MARÍN Director and Founder of Alltournative Mexico Fernando Mandri Fundador de INTEGRA México Sergio Rodríguez Vicepresidente Américas
Organización Internacional de Turismo Social
ISTO Américas
Verónica Gómez
Americas Director
International Organization for Social Tourism
ISTO Americas
Vicente Ferreyra

Fundador de Sustentur México
Staropolsky STA Consultants Mexico
González General Director of Sustainable Tourism Planning, SECTUR Mexico
Daniela Aguilar German Cooperation for Sustainable Development in Mexico (GIZ) Mexico Douglas Thompson Black Orchid Resort Belice Edgar González Environment, Energy and Resilience Programs Officer Mexico Eugenio Gobbato Hacienda
Fabián Trejo Regional Advisor ADAPTUR Mexico Francisco Peyret Director of Environment and Sustainability of San Miguel de Allende Mexico Héctor Alafita Alafita and Associates Mexico Juan Álvarez Secretary of Tourism of the Government of the State of Guanajuato Mexico Liliana García Director of Programs, Amigos de Sian Ka’an, AC Mexico Lucía Ruiz Biodiversity and Financing Coordinator, WWF Mexico Mexico Lyn Santos Corporate Sustainability Sr Manager, Karisma Resorts de México Mexico Marcio Rivera Association Pro Tourist Communities of Honduras Honduras M Elena Martínez Executive President, Conservation of the Mexican Insular Territory, AC Mexico María Ortiz Secretary of the Environment and Territorial Planning of Guanajuato Mexico Mariana Pérez AFEET Mexico Ramiro Batzin Central American Indigenous Council Guatemala Reynaldo Bretón Cancun
Tiahoga Ruge Kuxatur Project Coordinator, UNDP Mexico


Organizing committee

Conferencista 29 María Elena Martínez Delgado
Conferencista 29 María Elena Martínez Delgado
Conferencista 29 María Elena Martínez Delgado
Conferencista 29 María Elena Martínez Delgado
Open chat
Need help?
How can we help you?