Lina joined Freshminds in 2018 and is a senior member of the consulting projects team. With previous experience in finance at HSBC as well as strategy consulting for various charities, she works with senior executives with a special focus on private equity and non-profits, supporting them with project structure design and delivering solutions powered by the Freshminds network of strategy consultants and researchers.
She holds a BSc in Economics from Universidad de los Andes, an MBA from ESADE Business School, and further executive education in Corporate Innovation from MIT Sloan Business School.
Originally from Colombia, Lina has lived in 3 continents in the past decade. Driven by a passion for combining her experience in the private sector with her passion for doing good and doing well, she has worked and travelled across sub-Saharan Africa focusing on agricultural value chains, and hoping to make a sustainable impact on society through economic development.
Lina spends her time with her family, and enjoys yoga and boxing in her free time (rare these days with 2 young kids!).
CV secret: Lina is a car enthusiast, and took a racing driving course at age 17.
Never actually raced any cars though!