Ana Valerie Mandri Rohen

Ana works as Executive Director of an IUCN member NGO – El Triunfo Conservation Fund (FONCET). She and her team are building a financial mechanism that aims to conserve a highly bio-diverse area with high levels of marginalization: El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve in Chiapas, Mexico.

Ana has built a strong organization that is investing in the zone over one million dollars each year. She has involved more than one hundred local businesses and coordinates a financial committee of CEOs that help with strategic decision regarding conservation and financial use of resources. She is also involved with several national and international foundations, local, federal and international governments, as well as a high number of individuals and families. Today, El Triunfo Fund is one of the most successful local funds in Mexico.She is also Board Member of several NGOs, working with formal education, access to clean water and food security.Ana holds a MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management from University of Oxford and a BA in Marketing and Finance from ITESM. She has work since 2002, creating marketing strategies and financial mechanism in order to raise awareness and funds to conserve nature.

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