Regional Director, LatAmSpecialisms:
I specialise in developing synergies between sustainability and business strategy, identifying opportunities for growth and developing projects throughout all the areas of the company to create differentiation and maximising business opportunities for their intangible assets.
I hold an MA in Business Administration from Universidad Católica de Chile and an MSc in Politics of Development (Latin America) from London School of Economics. My previous work has included roles in several multinational companies such as Unilever, SQM, El Corte Inglés (Madrid) as well experience in international services entrepreneur as former partner in Stanton Chase, Santiago office (2008-2014). I also have government experience as the former Executive Secretary for Villages & Slums, Housing Ministry (2011-2014), and Consultant for Social Development Ministry, Consultant for Foreign Affairs for Prochile in London. My NGO experience comes from my role as a Member of the Board in several institutions from the John Jackson Educational Foundation” (2006 – to date).
Client & Project experience:
My work with Corporate Citizenship has included support to Chilean companies in the Santiago Stock Exchange (IPSA) to respond to DJSI questionnaire, and based on their results identify strengths and weaknesses on their strategy to go on further sustainability projects. I have worked as well on Impact Study projects and Sustainability Reports for multinational mines operating in Chile, and assessing the National Sustainability Policy for the Chilean Government.
Person I most admire:
I admire resilience and optimism in general, but especially in people that live in permanent difficulty and vulnerable situations.