Hello I am Valeria, the new member of Globally Cool! Having been working in international trade and investment promotion for almost 20 years, I am very happy to join Globally Cool team and continue working in creating trade opportunities and providing capacity building to improve economic and social development globally.
I have been an insider leader in Business Support Organizations working as a Deputy Promotion Manager in Corpei for more than ten years and then being appointed to open and direct the first Trade Office of Ecuador in Paris , taking care of the markets of: France, Switzerland, Belgium and Northern Africa, for the past 9 and a half years.
I have conducted procurement of international funding (fundraising) and cooperation for strategic projects concerning: capacity building, technical assistance, product development, distribution channels development, export promotion, eradication of child labor in the private sector, inclusion of woman in business, business investment climate improvement, among others.
During my career I have built a considerable international network of business partners related to sustainable trade and investment composed of private SMEs, governmental institutions, international organizations, NGO’s and international consultants.
Getting to know me
I have had the privilege to travel since I was young and my work experience has allowed me to continue exploring new cultures enriching my vision and understanding of the world which has helped me adapt very easily to different international environments and business practices.
I held an International Relations Masters Degree from Sorbonne University in Paris. I have lived in South America and Europe, I have visited 41 countries. I speak Spanish, English, French and Portuguese, currently studying Italian. I am also a Photographer.
At Globally Cool, I will be holding a position as international marketing consultant. Conducting projects for international organisations in the fields of market strategy, capacity building, B2B matchmaking, export promotion, training and coaching as well as developing new services for Globally Cool to offer.
I believe in team work and I have always encouraged my peers to feel free to come up with new ideas, new ways of doing things, better solutions to solve problems and that is the spirit in Globally Cool.