- Louis Bacon is a conservation philanthropist who has spent more than two decades supporting efforts to protect natural resources in the United States and abroad.
- Mr. Bacon is the Chairman of The Moore Charitable Foundation, Inc. (“MCF”), which he founded in 1992.MCF supports environmental conservation nonprofits dedicated to protecting threatened landscapes, habitats and waterbodies as well as environmental education.
- In addition, Mr. Bacon has permanently protected over 210,000 acres of land with sensitive ecosystems and endangered wildlife habitat across the United States.
Mr. Bacon has received several honors including the 2010 Colorado Association of Conservation Districts’ Ranch Conservationist of the Year award, the esteemed Audubon Medal in 2013, and the Chairman’s Leadership Award from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. In addition, Mr. Bacon received the prestigious Land Trust Alliance President’s Award, the Foreign Policy Association Medal and the 2016 Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Lifetime Conservation Achievement Award.
Mr. Bacon is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Moore Capital Management, LP, a private investment management firm. A native of North Carolina, Mr. Bacon earned an M.B.A. in finance from Columbia Business School and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Literature from Middlebury College. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Middlebury College and the Board of Overseers at Columbia Business School. Mr. Bacon is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Foreign Policy Association and serves on the Leadership Council of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School.