Pioneer in Social Finance | Seasoned Executive, Passionate Pragmatist, Visionary Collaborator, Catalytic Communicator | Expertise in International Community Conservation, Social Enterprise and Indigenous Peoples. Twenty-five years of professional and leadership experience in social finance, philanthropy, impact investing creating regenerative solutions for people and planet. Now leading a commercial partnership between Mexican forest communities and industry planting 12 million native pine trees for resin tapped and transformed into green chemistry ingredients sold into diverse industries globally. Extensive experience working with rural and indigenous communities in Latin America, individual and institutional impact investors and donors furthering innovative approaches to building long-term value by expanding social enterprises and growth companies enhancing resilience at the nexus of ecosystem resilience, human well-being and culture. Specialties: Blended finance strategies for impact investment, international philanthropy, public private partnerships, environmental conservation, rural economic development, payment for ecosystem services, indigenous community development, fundraising, and structuring social finance strategies.