As Alterna´s Cultivation Director, Manfred takes care of the dynamics in the entrepreneur service, strengthening the ecosystem and the capabilities of those who want to tackle the social and environmental gaps that exist in the region, through disruptive business and investment models. Manfred is an Industrial Engineer with a master's degree in Integrated Marketing Communications and an MBA with focus on Strategy and Finance. Manfred has a vast professional trajectory in the region, with more than 10 years of experience in sustainability, innovation, and multilateral alliance development. Additionally, he has experience in best practices, gathered in the private sector and non-governmental organizations. Manfred contributes a perspective that promotes intersection between social impact and sustainability inside Alterna. Outside the office, Manfred enjoys a self-guided Yoga practice. He studies meditation and collects books on different Yoga practices.
What inspires him?
Thick woods with tall trees and great lakes, fresh water falling freely after a rainy day.
Manfred had a close encounter with the second most poisonous snake in the world while walking on a dune in the middle of the Australian dessert.