FSC Indigenous Foundation


Ursula Araya

Private Sector Engagement Specialist

Sociologist, Chilean, with 20 years of experience in the non-profit sector, working with International Organizations, Governments, United Nations, and NGOs, mostly related to projects in Latin America. Ursula has two master’s degrees, in Social Sciences and in Cooperation and Development from the University of Paris Sorbonne, and two Diplomas on business management and sustainability from INCAE Business School, Costa Rica, and from the University of Cambridge (CISL).

For the past 10 years, Ursula has held regional positions for the Americas, in charge of portfolio planning, strategic partnerships, fundraising, and grant management with a specific focus on private sector engagement.