FSC Indigenous Foundation

Silvia García Téllez

Silvia García Téllez

IPARD Program Lead - Business Opportunities & Private Sector Engagement

Silvia has more than 8 years of experience designing, executing, and leading economic development programs with communities and small and medium enterprises from different spectrums: consulting, multinational and international NGOs.

She was the Regional Director of a business acceleration program for Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, the Social Investment Manager of a multinational, and a consultant in organizational strengthening and sustainability for the social sector in Colombia.

She has a master’s degree in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship from LSE, a specialization in project management, and is a professional in Government and International Relations. The project led by Silvia with farmers in Colombia was selected in the Top 20 Fortune Shared Value Initiatives.