Carolina is an economist with experience in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. Her background ranges from working at the Inter-American Development Bank on women’s development and microenterprise projects, to Merrill Lynch Investment Banking in London where she was involved in M&A in the energy and power sectors. She has founded two businesses, a search firm and a social enterprise clothing line that employed vulnerable women, and has volunteered with and supports numerous organisations in Europe, Africa and South America. She is currently President of the Ocean Born Foundation, Vice Chair of the UK Board of Trustees for mothers2mothers and board member of Swedish WOW foundations. Carolina has two Master’s degrees, one in Economics and Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics and one in Development Studies from the London School of Economics. Carolina lives in Madrid with her husband, two daughters and rescue dog, cats and chickens.
“I hope the Ocean Born Foundation will provide a platform to accelerate the change we desperately need in the oceans”.