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Luis Javier Castro is a Founding Partner and current President at Mesoamerica, a firm that invests consciously for an abundant Latin America by transforming businesses in the region and creating value for investors and society alike. He is director of several companies in Mesoamerica's portfolio, such as Mesofoods, Zuma Energía, Unifood, among others. Luis Javier began his career in Bain and Company; working in strategic cases for several of the region’s largest companies. He devotes a significant amount of time to social impact initiatives through several foundations, education institutions and associations. He instituted the Mesoamerica Foundation, which invests in four strategic areas, all of which he is greatly involved, including quality education, advocacy of sustainability in the region, entrepreneurship, and conscious leadership.
Luis Javier sits on the board of directors of United Way Worldwide, the largest non-profit organization of the world that seeks to mobilize communities to advance the common good. He is a member of the G-50, a select group of business leaders of the Americas, and Young Presidents Organization (YPO), among others.