Our Team

Martín Burt

Martín Burt

Founder and CEO, has a PhD from the Faculty of Law of the University of Tulane and is a Visiting Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute and distinguished visiting professor at the University of California, Irvine.

Luis Fernando Sanabria

Luis Fernando Sanabria

Lawyer graduated from the National University of Asunción, he has been working with us for more than 30 years, he supervises all operations, he is married and has 4 children.

Raúl Gauto

Raúl Gauto

President of Forestal Sylvis in Paraguay. Former Strategic Supervisor of Water Opportunities at the Avina Foundation.

Katharina Hammler

Director of Monitoring and Evaluation

Katharina Hammler

She has a PhD in Global Development from Tulane University and Master's degrees in Economics and Political and Social Sciences from universities in Vienna. In her free time, she practices yoga and enjoys doing puzzles, accompanied by her cat and her husband.

Miguel Ángel Rivarola

Miguel Ángel Rivarola

He has more than 30 years of experience in the management of institutional strengthening projects and in the provision of technical assistance and training to micro-finance companies, cooperatives of credit  and foundations in Latin America and Africa.

Lourdes Agüero

Operations Manager of the Poverty Stoplight

Lourdes Agüero

She has worked at the Fundación Paraguaya for 10 years. She is an Agronomist specialized in Rural Economy and holds a Master's degree in Social Sciences. She is married and is the proud mother of Jazmín.

Bruno Vaccotti

Bruno Vaccotti

He studied Philosophy at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Social entrepreneur. He is host of the "Feel that you can" program on Radio Ñandutí, and of the television program "Feel that you can" on Red Guaraní.

Nancy Ramos

Methodology Development Area of the Poverty Stoplight

Nancy Ramos

She is an Agronomist and holds a Master's degree in Social Sciences. She is a punctual, analytical and supportive person. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies and tutorials on YouTube. She is married and has 2 children.

Eduardo Gustale

Eduardo Gustale

He is a Sociologist from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and a holds a Master's Degree in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the University of Warwick.

Claudia Ortega

Administration and Finance Manager

Claudia Ortega

It is a key piece for the Fundación Paraguaya. By profession, she holds a Bachelor´s degree in Accounting Sciences. She has a diploma in Financial Management and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Finance. In her free time, she enjoys the countryside and spending time with her parents.

Roberto Giménez

Roberto Giménez

He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1971, he chose the Paraguayan nationality. He is married and has 3 children. He is an Agricultural Engineer from the National University of Asunción.

Liliana Marroco

Accounting Manager

Liliana Marroco

She has been working at the Fundación for 15 years. She has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Administrative Sciences, has a Diploma in Finance, a Master´s degree in Tax Management and is currently pursuing a Master´s degree in Finance. She loves to read, travel, and spend time with her family and friends.

Lorena Soto

Entrepreneurial Education Manager

Lorena Soto

She holds a BS in International Trade with a Master's Degree in Business Administration majoring in Finance. Proactive and sports lover. She has over 10 years of international experience in business, sports, national and international organizations, educational projects and social ventures.