Meet the group of people that guides the direction of our organization

Andreas Eggenberg


Andreas Eggenberg has an outstanding career as an Executive and member of the Boards of Directors of both public and private companies in Europe and Latin America; he has extensive experience in global organizations for the promotion of sustainable businesses. He is President of Masisa and served as CEO of Grupo Ecos and Amanco Soluciones Agrícolas. In addition, he serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Solarcentury, VIVA Trust, Presidential Advisory Council of INCAE Business School, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, VIVA Idea and Fundación Avina.

Richard Aitkenhead


Richard has been Minister of Economy and Minister of Finance in Guatemala and has actively participated in the country’s Peace Agreements. He was Director of INCAE Business School, is the current President of Grupo IDC and holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Ulrich Frei


Ulrich Frei obtained a Master’s Degree in Pharmacy at the Ecole Suisse de Droguerie, and has an MBA from the IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland. He has considerable experience in business management in different sectors and continents: Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. From 2008 to 2013 he held the position of Executive Director at FUNDES International, headquartered in Costa Rica. Since 2015, he has been a permanent member of FUNDES’ International Board of Directors.

Gabriela Víquez

Costa Rica

Gabriela has extensive experience in Mergers and Acquisitions, as well as in International Business Structuring. She has been the Commercial Director of Premier Banking at the National Bank of Costa Rica, as well as Sales Manager for stock markets and international markets of the BN Valores Stock Exchange. In addition, she has worked as an independent financial consultant and has a Master in Business Administration from the University of Costa Rica.