Brizio Biondi-Morra

President,
Fundación AVINA

Brizio Biondi-Morra is the President of AVINA, a foundation working in partnership with civil society and business leaders in Latin America on their initiatives toward sustainable development. AVINA has 19 offices in 14 countries. Dr. Biondi-Morra is also the Chairman of the Central American Institute of Business Administration (INCAE), the leading Latin American business school with campuses in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

Dr. Biondi-Morra’s previous experience includes working as a Director on Oxfam America´s Board, the Chairman of Fundes International¬¬ (a foundation promoting small and medium enterprise development in Latin America and operating in ten Latin American countries), the President of INCAE Business School, and as a management consultant at Arthur D. Little in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is the Founder and CEO of ICC, a chemical and paper processing company based in New York. Dr. Biondi-Morra has also worked as a marketing strategist for E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co. in Europe.

Dr. Biondi-Morra holds a PhD in Business Administration from Harvard University and a PhD in Economics from Bocconi University, Italy.