Mr. Carlos Castello

Mr. Carlos Castello (Independent Director), is the chairman of Fair Trade Access (Fund of Incofin). In the past, he had managed Root Capital’s global program operations, including lending, risk management, and financial advisory services. He brings more than 25 years of experience, having served most recently as executive managing director of global programs. In this position, he had managed and coordinated ACCION’s technical assistance and management services for more than 30 microfinance partner institutions in Africa, China, India, and Latin America. As a member of ACCION’s senior management team, he had also helped shape the organization’s strategic direction. He had also served as the Latin American representative for technical assistance organization PACT, Inc. and was responsible for all grant-making and support operations for the region. Carlos holds an M.A. in economics and an M.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University as well as a B.A. in international administration from Union College.