Country Manager Colombia
I am a self-determined, entrepreneurial, goal-oriented person who likes to make a difference. Sharing my knowledge to help our clients reach their goal makes me happy. So does leading and encouraging my team members and see them grow as a result.
After graduating in Business Administration and International Affairs from the University of St. Gallen in my native Switzerland, I gave free reign to my wanderlust. Various jobs in corporate finance, operations and general management in the sector of logistics and supply chain made several countries in Asia, the Middle East and Africa my home for over six years. In my last position as country manager of a private UN contractor in Africa I experienced first-hand how hard it is to enter and do business in a new market without having a reliable local partner. This experience shaped the keynote of Ongresso: help companies facilitate doing business in Latin America.
I fell in love with Latin America, its vitality, its people and its culture as a young adventurous backpacker back in college. To this day, I am in love with this continent, especially with Colombia which I call home.