BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Sean McKaughan

CHAIR

Sean McKaughan has three decades of experience in the field of sustainable development and has published three books on the topic…

Gabriel Baracatt

EX-OFFICIO

Prior to being named CEO of Fundación Avina in 2013, Gabriel Baracatt served as the organization’s Director of Operations. He has been working on sustainable development issues in Bolivia since…

Richard Aitkenhead

Richard Aitkenhead holds a masters degree in public administration from Harvard University and a degree in economics from Universidad Rafael…

Anamaria Schindler

Anamaria Schindler has extensive experience in the Latin American social sector, particularly in the area of human rights, and she…

Brizio Biondi-Morra

Brizio Biondi-Morra holds a doctorate in Business Administration from Harvard University and a doctorate in Economics from Università Bocconi in…

Pamela Ríos

Pamela Ríos holds a degree in social work and has completed studies in business administration and group facilitation. She also…

Hilda Vega

Hilda drives the development, implementation, and refinement of programs that amplify Latino leadership and voice through responsive grantmaking…

OUR STAFF

We have representatives and offices in most Latin American countries as well as staff based in the United States and Europe. Our team has developed strategic relationships with a network of over 8,000 on-the-ground allies to ensure local and global impact.

Adriana Otoya

Program Manager
Colombia

Agnieszka Raczynska

Program Coordinator
United States

Alberto Omella

Program Coordinator
Paraguay

Alejandro Ramirez

Information Technologies Specialist
Argentina

Ana Carolina Lourenço

Program Manager
Brazil

Andrea Torres

Administration and Finance Manager
Colombia

Andrés Abecasis

Director of Innovation
Argentina

Andrés Mogro

Program Manager
Ecuador

Aparecida Gaspar

Administration and Finance Director
Brasil

Bernardo Toro

Program Director
Colombia

Brenda Mazza

Senior Analyst in Administration and Finance Argentina

Carlos March

Knowledge Management Director
Argentina

Carolina Muñoz

Administration and Finance Coordinator
Chile
 

Chiaki Kinjo

Program Manager
Bolivia

Christian Sagel

Legal Advisor
Panama

Cintia Vetromile

Administration and Finance Manager
Brazil

Cynthia Loría

Program Manager
Guatemala

Daniela Torrez

Administration and Finance Coordinator
Bolivia

Diogo Monteiro

Administration and Finance Manager
Brazil

Eduardo Rotela

Program Manager
Paraguay

Eugenio Pereira

Information Technologies Manager
United States

Fabiana Parigino

Administration and Finance Coordinator
Argentina

Felipe Toledo

Program Manager
Ecuador

Fernanda Ferreira

Program Coordinator
Brazil

Florencia Iacopetti

Program Manager
Argentina

Florencia Rojas

Program Coordinator
Argentina

Franco Mana

Communications Coordinator
Argentina

Gabriel Baracatt

Executive Director
Bolivia

Giselle Baiguera

Program Coordinator
Argentina
 

Gloria Guerrero

Program Manager
Mexico

Gonzalo Ladrón de Guevara

 Communications Director
Argentina

Gonzalo Roqué

Program Director
Argentina

Guillermo Scallan

Director of Operations
Chile

Jadira Vivanco

Program Coordinator
Colombia

Jessie Petrini

Administration and Finance Manager
United States

Joice Lacerda

Administration and Finance Coordinator
Brazil

Jennifer Joyce

Development Officer
United States

Juan Cristobal Birbuet

Program Manager
Bolivia

Julia Franca

Administration and Finance Analyst
Brazil

Juliana Strobel

Program Manager
Brazil

Kristhel Ortiz

Administration and Finance Coordinator
Panama

Laura Señan

Strategic Alliances Coordinator
Europa

Lil Soto

Program Manager
Costa Rica

Liz Valdes

Administration and Finance Analyst
Panama

Lucía Abelenda

Program Director
Mexico

Luis Miguel Artieda

 Program Manager
Peru

Lydabel Cañizales

Administration and Finance Manager
Panama

Maikel Wong

Administration and Finance Coordinator
Paraguay

Marcela Mondino

Program Director
Argentina

Marcelo Mosaner

Program Manager
Brazil

Mercia Donato

Administration and Finance Coordinator
Brazil

Maribel Cabrera

Innovation Direction Coordinator
Costa Rica

Mariela Ceballos

Human Development Manager
Argentina

Miguel Castro

Program Director
Bolivia

Milena Gramacho

Administration and Finance Coordinator United States

Pablo Baños

Communications Manager
Argentina

Pablo Vagliente

Director of Sustainable Finance and Business and Executive Director of WWT
Argentina

Pamela Ríos

Program Manager
Chile

Paula Burt

Program Coordinator
Paraguay

Paula Ellinger

Program Director
Argentina

Patricia Carmona

Program Manager
Mexico

Pedro Carrasco

Program Manager
Ecuador

Rafael Blanco

Accounting Officer
United States

Rogenir Costa

Program Coordinator
Brazil

Sara Fratti

Program Coordinator
Guatemala

Sean McKaughan

President
United States

Tania Vega

Legal Administrative Assistant
Panama

Tatiane Negrão

Administration and Finance Coordinator
Brazil

Tatiana Torres

Administration and Finance Analyst
Brazil

Telma Rocha

Program Director
Brazil

Valeria Scorza

Strategic Alliances Director and Executive Director of Avina Americas
Europe / United States

Victor Pino

Administration and Finance Coordinator
Panama

Victoriana Nuñez

Director of Accounting and Budget
Paraguay

Ximena Torres

Program Manager
Colombia