Henry Tepper, MA

Conservation Consultant
Henry Tepper is a Boston-based independent environmental consultant. He has special expertise in land conservation and has played a direct role in the protection of almost one million acres in the US and Latin America. Tepper's consultant practice includes serving as the strategic conservation advisor to the El Boldo to Cantillana land conservation initiative in Chile, and as the project coordinator and the lead writer of a business plan advancing the creation of a Gulf of Mexico conservation and restoration loan fund. He recently wrote a climate change toolkit in collaboration with the Land Trust Alliance, which provides recommendations to assist land trusts to integrate climate change strategies into their work. Tepper's jobs include serving as the president of Mass Audubon, chief conservation officer and partner at Patagonia Sur, LLC, an impact investment company working in Chilean Patagonia, and as the vice president of state programs of the National Audubon Society. He also worked for fourteen years for the Nature Conservancy (TNC) as the state director first in New Hampshire and then in New York state. While at TNC-NYS, he led the program through four forest conservation projects that protected more than 300,000 acres in the Adirondacks and Tug Hill Plateau. Tepper has served as a founding member of the Land Trust Accreditation Commission and the Land Trust Alliance's National Leadership Council. He currently serves on the boards of the Tierra Austral Land Trust in Chile and the US Friends of Canadian Land Trusts, and on the advisory committee of the International Land Conservation Network. He holds a BA from the University of Michigan and an MA from Cornell University. He lives with his family in Lincoln, Massachusetts.


  • MA Cornell University