Santiago Martinez

Director de Desarrollo de negocios, Soluciones Biodiversidad

Santiago has 20+ years of experience leading business development, marketing, communications, and finance departments in organizations from different industries and markets. Before joining South Pole as Global Business Development Lead for Biodiversity, he was Marketing, Communications & PR Manager for The Nature Conservancy, responsible for implementing and boosting the visibility, engagement, and revenue strategy in seven countries in Latin America.

He was Marketing and Special Projects Manager for Emmeg Solutions, leading product innovation and market penetration. From 2003 to 2013, Santiago worked as Marketing, Communications and Finance Director for several companies, including Nokia, Mitsubishi Corporation, Gratamira Investments and Biotempo, overseeing business units in Colombia, Costa Rica, Japan, and the United States.

He holds a B.A. in business administration, an associate's degree in finance from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Colombia, and a Marketing Management degree emphasizing green marketing from the UAM-­‐Ambientum in Spain. He is Fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian and is studying Portuguese.

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