Sjoerd Panhuysen

Sjoerd is a sociologist specializing in environment and sustainable development.

Germán Bahamón

Professional and leader in the public and private sectors, he has more than 20 years of experience at the national and international senior management level in some of the most recognized companies on a global scale.

Yimara Martínez, CQI

Yimara is part of the Education team at CQI Coffee Quality Institute leading the PHP program as manager of the Post-Harvest Processing Program. She is based in Portland,…

Lucas Venturim

Lucas Venturim is part of the 5th generation of his family’s growing coffee in Espirito Santo, Brazil. Since 2007, he’s been fully dedicated to high-quality canephoras, adapting all…

Ana María Zapata

Ana Maria is Senior Consultant of Climate Change at Stone X Financial Inc. Chemical Engineer with experience in different areas, before Stone X she was a Sustainability Specialist at Grupo Bancolombia, as the head of the climate change strategic planning.

Fernando Soto

Fernando Soto is a Senior Vice President in Brown Brothers Harriman’s (BBH) Private Banking division in the New York office. In his role, he manages a $2 billion…

Jamie Brown

Jamie Brown is the CEO of Coffee Planet in Dubai which is the largest specialty coffee business headquartered in the UAE with a strong presence in the Middle East and beyond.

Andrés Montenegro

Andrés Montenegro is the Sustainability Director at the Specialty Coffee Association. He is graduated as Agroindustrial Engineer and holds a M.Sc. in Process Design and Management with a major in food-bioprocesses.

Doug Welsh

Doug Welsh is the Senior Vice President of Coffee, Sustainability, and R&D at Peet’s, the Berkeley, California specialty coffee pioneer.

Eileen Gordon Laity

Eileen is passionate about coffee and firmly believes that true passion for coffee is contagious. When your express it, you have the ability to inspire others and be inspired by them.