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Ana V Mandri

Ana has worked for the non-profit sector for over 19 years. She has successfully led efforts ranging from supporting Indigenous and rural communities with communication, marketing and commerce strategies, to creating financial mechanisms to ensure conservation programs. For the last 15 years, Ana had planned and led an innovative financing program to assure long-term conservation of Mexico's most biodiverse and threatened region.

She served as El Triunfo Conservation Fund´s executive director, growing the organization and consolidating it as Mexico's number one regional fund. She has created engagement programs and successful fundraising campaigns, securing a recurrent pipeline of donations from both domestic and international companies that are currently ensuring conservation and development programs in Chiapas, Mexico.

Ana is also the regional vice-chair of the Commission for Education and Communication of the IUCN and board member of several organizations supporting food and water security and education. She is a fellow member of WeAmerica, a social entrepreneurship program, and co-founder of MAM, an online platform that supports female initiatives in Latin-America.

Ana holds a MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management from the University of Oxford and a BA in Marketing from Tecnológico de Monterrey.

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