SOCiLA’s Ambassadors

COTTON VALUE CHAIN

Liesl Truscott
Director Textile Exchange
Europe and Farm Engagement
Bath, UK

ECOSYSTEMS

Markus Abrenz
Executive Director
IFOAM Organics International
Bonn, Germany

SUPPLY CHAIN DEVELOPMENT

Gonzales la Cruz
Director South America Region
Solidaridad Network
Lima, Peru

FAIR TRADE

Olga Segovia
General Manager
Aratex Orgánica
Asuncion, Paraguay

COTTON CROPPING

Jens Soth, Agronomist,
Senior Advisor Sustainable Commodities,
Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation
Zurich, Switzerland

NATURAL COLOUR COTTON

Maysa Gadhela
Founder and President
Natural Fashion and
CoopNatural
Campina Grande, Pb, Brazil

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Felipe Arango
Partner of BSD Group,
Switzerland, and Founder of BSD
Consulting in Colombia and USA
Miami, USA

MICRO FINANCE

Helmut Grossmann,
Agronomist, International Consultant (GIZ, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management),
Bogota, Colombia

SOURCING

Jorge Hernàn Olarte,
Executive Director,
Diagonal
Medellin, Colombia

US MARKET

Maximilian Grisar
CEO
La Siesta Inc.
Miami, USA

SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT (CSR)

Carlos Manuel González,
Technical Manager
Industrias Fatelares
Medellin, Colombia

ORGANIC TEXTILES

Carlos Tonon
Founder and CEO
Verde Textil
Buenos Aires, Argentina