Alejandro has dedicated his career to consulting and applied research on various topics of sustainability and involvement of the private sector; such as the development of impact logic / theories of change, monitoring, evaluation and learning systems for development projects and public-private partnerships, climate change, risk analysis and creation of shared value in systems based on small agri-food producers.
In recent years, Alejandro has been recognized as a regional expert on how impact measurement systems generate value for strategic decision-making in agri-food value chains. He has been invited by different regional entities to share his experience as a presenter or panelist at symposia and congresses on development and the private sector.
He has worked for organizations in both the private sector (Nestlé-Nespresso, Lavazza, Ecom, BASF, Syngenta, Multi-Inversiones, Grupo Nutresa) and organizations such as ECLAC, UNDP, Neumann Foundation, World Bank, IDB, CABEI, GIZ, among others.
- Master in Business Administration. Emphasis on Finance and Economics, and Sustainable Development. Honor Graduation. INCAE Business School. 2012-2014.
- Sustainability Management Program. Specialization. INCAE Business School. 2009
- Bachelor of Business Administration with an Emphasis in International Trade. Latin University of Costa Rica. 2007-2010.
Workplace: Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development (CLACDS): 2010 Until: Present
Market Stall: Senior consultant
Description: design, direction and dissemination of applied research projects for the public and private sectors in the areas of agri-food value chains and environmental performance, with special attention to issues such as microeconomics of the coffee sector, climate change and governance mechanisms.
Workplace: Intelligence Center on Sustainable Markets
From: 2014 Until: 2019
Market Stall: Executive Director
Description: Strategic direction of the Center, management of relationships with clients and research partners. Design of impact evaluation and monitoring projects in food value chains, based on small producers.