Director, Ceres California
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Ana has 15 years of experience in the business and non-profit sectors. She currently leads Ceres’ California office, responsible for expanding Ceres’ programmatic work, visibility and partnerships in the West Coast.
Prior to Ceres, Ana was a Principal and Senior Program Officer at the Skoll Foundation. She was a member of Skoll’s Investment Committee responsible for the Foundation’s programmatic strategy, investment decisions and investment evaluations. She also developed and led the Foundation’s Sustainable Markets focus area charged with recommending and evaluating strategy, priorities, investments/grants and partnerships in this issue area.
Prior to working at Skoll, Ana spent eight years in the financial industry. Ana worked at Bank of America Securities as Vice President focused on the renewable energy sector and at Bear Stearns as Vice President in investment banking and emerging markets research. She graduated from Duke University and earned her master’s degree from the London School of Economics. She is originally from Honduras, and is fluent in Spanish and Italian.