FSC Indigenous Foundation


Juan Samaniego

IPARD Program Finance Assistant

Juan Javier Samaniego Rangel brings along over 12 years of extensive multicultural work experience, cultivating a versatile skill set across various domains including administration, sales, marketing, digital marketing, business intelligence, budget management, training, and event coordination.

Proficient in Spanish, English and French, Juan holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Universidad Interamericana de Panamá, alongside a Master’s in Sports, Leisure, and Tourism Management from ESC Rennes School of Business, and complemented by a Bachelor’s in International Tourism Business Administration from Universidad Interamericana de Panamá. He is currently pursuing a Master’s in Big Data and Business Analytics from ADEN University, EUNCET and The George Washington University.

Before his current role at FSC Indigenous Foundation, Juan succeeded in the private sector, making significant contributions to globally recognized companies from Europe and Asia. His achievements include coordinating international events, optimizing budgets, standardizing invoicing processes, and conducting comprehensive data analysis across multiple categories. Juan has been recognized for exceptional service The Walt Disney Company, and he participated in the volunteer initiative Disney’s VoluntEARS program at Give Kids The World Foundation.