April 12, 2022
4.00-5.00 pm (Swiss time)
LATCAM supports and celebrates corporate success stories. We are delighted to have hosted this webinar, which brought together key stakeholders who are using Swiss cleantech to increase water sustainability.
technology works at the soil-water-plant nexus to restore soil health while increasing water efficiency and productivity. By managing salinity using less water in the process, this regenerative approach to agriculture adds value for growers while helping reach wider sustainable goals.
Hugo Gaignebet, Head of Technical Support AQUA4D, Global
An industrial engineer by training, Hugo considers water and energy to be the two most pressing global issues, and aims to be part of a sustainable transformation. Originally from France, Hugo resides in the Swiss alps where with AQUA4D he centralizes all technical aspects to ensure optimal project flow, helping growers maximize their efficiencies through strict measurement protocols.
Johanna Guzmán, Representative, Chilean Sustainability Agency
A trained Environmental Civil Engineer, over more than 15 years Johanna has specialized in issues around sustainability, water resource management and climate change. With extensive public and private sector experience, she has also worked as an academic, giving lectures and thesis guidance for environmental engineers. She participates as a speaker and representative of the Chilean Sustainability Agency.
Matías Manríquez, Environmental Officer, Embassy of Switzerland in Chile
A political scientist with Master in International Economic History from the University of Geneva, Matías specializes in industrialization processes in developing countries. He was in charge of coordinating the Swiss presence at COP25. At present, he works as environmental officer at the Swiss Embassy in Chile focusing on water governance and carbon offset markets.
Javier Meyer, Chief Marketing Officer AQUA4D, Global
Inspired by ideas and projects focused on sustainability and circular economy, Javier’s career has spanned multiple continents, connecting people and adding value to businesses and companies with sustainable impacts. He is currently CMO at AQUA4D, developing business opportunities and overseeing brand management in several markets.
Felipe Villarino, CEO IST Group / AQUA4D LatAm
An impact entrepreneur focused on innovation and sustainability in Latin America, Felipe has led several private and public organisations, as well as advising several chambers of commerce. He is currently CEO of IST Group, Executive Director in Water is Life Foundation and Advisor & Chairman of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Committee.
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