Antoine holds a Master in Public Administration from Columbia University (USA) and is a Management Engineer from Solvay Business School (Belgium).
Anne is a graduate of Sciences Po Strasbourg (France) with a Master in Corporate Finance and Strategy.
Juan tiene una maestría en Gerencia del Desarrollo Sostenible de la Universidad de los Andes y es Administrador de Empresas del CESA (Colombia).
Joana tiene una doble maestría en administración de las escuelas de negocios EGADE (México) y NEOMA (Francia), así como maestría en artes de la Universidad para la Paz de la ONU (Costa Rica).
Thomas holds a master’s degree in financial inclusion and microfinance from the Autonomous University of Madrid, and graduated with honors from the University of Richmond with a bachelor's degree in finance and international business.
Estefania holds a B.A. in International Relations from Northeastern University in Boston and a specialization in Financial Management from Universidad de los Andes in Bogota.
Xóchitl tiene una licenciatura en Contaduría Pública y Estrategia Financiera en el ITAM con reconocimiento como mejores promedios por la Escuela de Negocios.
Diego holds a degree in Financial Management from Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Santa Fe.
Delia has a Bachelor’s degree in International Business Administration from Vienna University of Economics and Business and a Master’s degree in International Development from IE University in Madrid.
Jose holds a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia.
Gabriela cuenta con la licenciatura en Psicología por la Universidad del Valle de México.
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Antoine tiene más de 14 años de experiencia en finanzas y emprendimiento social. Trabajó en el sector de inversión de impacto mexicano, dirigiendo la aceleradora de Agora Partnerships y desarrollando una tesis de inversión de impacto para un fondo de capital semilla. Fue docente del curso de finanzas aplicadas para el “Green MBA” en la universidad del Medio-Ambiente en México y co-autor de un “Estudio sobre Termsheets - Estudio de casos de 30 Termsheets reales y buenas prácticas”. De manera previa, Antoine ha ocupado varios cargos en el sector financiero, en AXA y J.P. Morgan.
Fun fact: Le encantan los juegos de mesa, que sean Risk, Catán, Wingspan, Twilight Imperium, the Mind, Scythe, 7 Wonders, Dominion o No Thanks...
Anne has more than 9 years of experience in Financial and Strategic Consulting. She served at Kaya as the CFO of 5 social enterprises and is now in charge of developing the business in Spain. Prior to joining Kaya, Anne worked at Agora Partnerships where she directly advised socio-environmental entrepreneurs on strategy and finance to prepare them to successfully raise capital. Previously, she was a Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions Manager at Deloitte. She also worked as a consultant in Corporate Finance and Mergers and Acquisitions at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). She co-founded two socio-environmental consulting organizations in France and Mexico in partnership with Ashoka, McKinsey and PwC.
Fun fact: Passionate about cats, she always talks about her kitty Frida
Juan cuenta con más de 10 años de experiencia en el ecosistema de emprendimiento e impacto. En Kaya, está a cargo de dirigir y desarrollar el crecimiento del negocio en América Latina. Anteriormente, dirigió el NAB Colombia (Consejo Asesor Nacional de Inversión de Impacto) y fue consultor en Compartamos con Colombia, apoyando organizaciones sociales en temas estratégicos, financieros y legales.
Fun fact: En 2017, caminó 900 kilómetros hasta Santiago de Compostela.
Joana oversees people operations and investor relations at Kaya. Since 2012, Joana has worked in innovative entrepreneurship ecosystems in Mexico, the United States and Spain. First as an impact accelerator consultant at Agora Partnerships, she provided business and finance consulting for impact entrepreneurs; then as a director at the French Chamber of Commerce in Houston, Texas, she designed and executed initiatives to build business communities. Since 2018, she has been based in Bilbao, Spain, where she has been supporting seed entrepreneurs in building their business with people and financial strategies to grow their impact.
Fun fact: I'm addicted to chocolate, stories of the people around me and the mountains.
Thomas has over 6 years of experience in investment banking and development of impact startups. Prior to joining Kaya, Thomas worked at Gawa Capital covering the Ag.Tech. and microfinance sectors in LatAm and Africa. Previously, Thomas executed 200+ local and international debt and equity capital markets transactions at PUENTE, spanning across Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay. Additionally, he has led and developed Wabi Project (A Coca-Cola Company) in Mexico, expanding its operations to six cities, and has also provided financial and strategic consulting services to impact startups in the US, Guatemala, and Spain.
Fun Fact: Spicy food enthusiast
Estefania has more than 5 years of experience in the entrepreneurship and startup industry in Latin America. Before joining Kaya, she worked at Endeavor Colombia leading the Fintech and Finance vertical supporting entrepreneurs in strategy, international expansion and capital raising. After Endeavor she worked at Zinobe, a fintech company that provides financing to the unbanked population in Colombia and Mexico.
Fun fact: Favorite plan: drinks with friends; if it's on the beach, even better.
Xóchitl has more than 4 years of experience in strategic consulting. Prior to joining Kaya, she worked at a leading tax consulting firm, where she participated with multidisciplinary teams in the development and implementation of strategies for companies in different sectors and provided support to civil society organizations for their regularization and compliance with tax obligations.
Fun fact: Dancing and ecotourism is what I enjoy doing the most. I love learning new things.
Diego has more than 3 years of experience in consulting and in the financial industry. Prior to joining Kaya, she worked in a boutique firm specializing in tax consulting and fitch mexican HR Ratings, where he participated in the analysis of structures of debt for infrastructure projects in Mexico. She currently works as a volunteer at the Foundation We are Water.
Fun fact: I love playing soccer and sports in general. I like to meet people and learn from them. My favorite trips are the ones to the beach.
Delia has experience in strategic consulting in NGOs and as a volunteer in social projects within the areas of immigration and early childhood education. Before joining Kaya, Delia did various internships in different organizations and countries, among others at the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, the Austrian Embassy in Mexico and the Austrian Trade Commission in Argentina.
Fun fact: Me encanta pasar un día soleado en las montañas, esquiar, y la comida austríaca.
Jose has experience as a financial planning analyst in the energy sector. Prior to joining Kaya, Jose completed his internship at a company specialized in energy services and natural gas transportation, where he was in charge of budgeting, financial analysis of associated companies, and preparing reports and presentations for the board of directors.
Fun fact: I love going to the gym and someday I would like to try all the hamburgers in the world.
Gabriela cuenta con la licenciatura en Psicología por la Universidad del Valle de México. Su expertis en el área de administración y recursos humanos, la hacen hoy integrarse al equipo de Kaya. Ha sido voluntaria en organizaciones como Fundación Grupo Modelo, Cemefi y Protectora Nacional de Animales.
Fun fact: Apasionada por los temas de protección animal, me encanta viajar a la playa. ¡Amo el sol!
Rodrigo cuenta con más de 5 años de experiencia en los sectores de Private Equity, M&A y Venture Capital. Antes de unirse a Kaya, trabajó como Asociado en BlackRock en el fondo de Private Equity de Infraestructura para LATAM, apoyando en transacciones al Global Renewable Power Fund basado en Nueva York, donde participó en transacciones para la adquisición de 20+ plantas de energía en Chile, así como en procesos de financiamiento y asset management en activos en Chile y Colombia. De igual manera, trabajó en el equipo de M&A de Grupo Bal, y realizó internships en Dalus Capital y Fintra.
Fun Fact: I love playing guitar, hiking, skiing and tacos al pastor.
Kyle has more than 6 years of experience in financial and strategy consulting. At Kaya, he focuses on supporting entrepreneurs via the Capital Raise and CFO services, though he has also provided financial advisory to funds, NGOs and accelerators. Before joining Kaya, he worked at Accenture in Los Angeles, focusing on strategy, finance, and analytics challenges in the public and private sectors.
Fun fact: Alcancé la cima del volcán activo más alto del mundo - Cotopaxi, en Ecuador, con una altitud de 5,897 metros.