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Carlos Ponce

Executive Director

Thirty years providing higher standards of leadership and management in the business/for profit, non-profit and government sectors. Experience working in the fields of project/program management, innovation, best business practices, nonprofit management, governance, civil society development, international affairs, and human rights and democracy empowerment in the US and Latin America and the Caribbean.


Karla Cuevas


Broad working experience as technical and high level
executive in public institutions. Since 2003 , as consultant to
Non Governmental national Organizations such as (Casa
Alianza Honduras, FOPRIDEH), internacionales (ChildFund,
Plan Internacional, Ayuda en Acción, Freedom House); United
Nations Agencies agencias de Naciones Unidas (UNICEF,
ILO/ IPEC, and multilateral organizations. Sibce 2021 being
part of the North and Central America Task Force on
Migration of the World Refugee Council. Associate founder
Novus Forte Consulting Firm.

Alvaro Briceno

Strategic Planning

International consultant with more that 35 years assisting top executives, public officers, and Boards in the areas of governance, public-private dialog, corporate and business strategy and organization, strategic planning and thinking. Have consulted for multi-laterals (World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) and UNDP), governments and major companies doing business in Latin America and Canada. Clients have included subsidiaries of major corporations such as GTE/Verizon (Cantv & Movilnet), Repsol YPF, ENI Spa, Santander Bank (Venezuela), Microsoft, AES Energy, Y&V Engineering, Polar Group. Clients covered sectors like Oil&Gas, Engineering and Construction, Telecom, CIT, Insurance, Banking, Health and Food.


Luis Lugo

Chief Financial Officer

Highly motivated and results-oriented corporate executive and entrepreneur with extensive experience in business and finance in international environments. A trained and transformational leader in global enterprise financial management and overall business improvement. Experienced in all aspects of business development, modeling, and transformation, including finance, operations, technology, and marketing. Former Volvo Group and Renault VP Comptroller and Director Finance. University of Exeter’s Master in Finance and Investment and UCAB Economist.


Gustavo Amaya

El Salvador


Eduardo Fernandez

Senior Transition Specialist

Eduardo Fernandez is a specialist in international development, with over 30 years of experience managing, planning, implementing, and evaluating development and conservation assistance programs with local organizations, NGOs, government agencies, international organizations, and foreign donors. He is skilled in team building, problem-solving, and mediation. Mr. Fernandez is skilled in behavior change, conflict analysis and facilitating dialogue among stakeholders in rural and urban settings and has worked extensively in regions that have been afflicted by social conflicts. He is experienced in developing community-based initiatives for non-violent solutions. His technical expertise is also in political analysis and the design of strategies for political transition and advancing democracy.