With over 30 years of experience in global business development, marketing, and communication, William is a creative innovator known for delivering results and setting trends.
As the owner of YHU.life LLC, William leads the 'Amazon Alliance,' bringing together three indigenous organic farming associations, which benefits more than 4,000 Naporuna Kichwa families in Ecuador's upper Amazon.
The Amazon Investor Coalition unites stakeholders to promote eco-friendly development and legal governance in the Amazon, focusing on sustainable bioeconomy investments as a key climate mitigation opportunity due to the rainforest's crucial role in climate action and the global water cycle.www.amazoninvestor.org
José is a Chilean ecopreneur with over 15 years of experience in organic agroforestry initiatives in the Amazon.
Jose, a professional in Communication and Innovation, is dedicated to combining modernization with sustainability to preserve the Amazon's biodiversity and create economic opportunities for local communities.
Operations Manager: A Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial UTE graduate, Pablo boasts over 5 years of expertise in cGMP, HACCP, Organic Certification, and Food Safety Systems.
Since 2020, he collaborates with Kichwa communities, leveraging his process optimization skills to enhance food manufacturing efficiency and regulatory compliance.
Agroforestry Agronomist: A Zamorano Pan-American Agricultural School graduate, Bryan holds over 4 years of experience in rural extension and Amazonian agricultural projects.
Bryan is leading the initial phase of the vanilla odorata cultivation and multiplication project, demonstrating impressive progress.
With 5 years of experience in native beekeeping management, Bryan has been directing the company's Stingless Melipona Bee colinization iniative.
Chakramama Leader: A Kichwa and Chrakramama woman, is a recent graduate in Bioeconomic Commerce studies at the IKIAM Amazon University.
Nina is a crucial link between the Chrakramama Foundation and local communities, she empowers women by enhancing their agricultural skills, including pruning, pollination, and cultural practices for managing vanilla odorata.
Additionally, she educates them on the proper care of the Stingless Melipona Bee colinization iniative.
As a sibling duo, Tiofilo and Elisa, both agricultural technicians, oversee the company's vanilla cultivation and nursery, handle native bee hives, and are our primary field operatives.
They are also leading the reforestation of 8 hectares of abandoned pasture with native trees.