Name: Fabian Aguirre
A seasoned professional with twenty years of experience in development with emphasis on agribusiness, rural development and competitiveness initiatives aimed at overcoming poverty and promoting sustainable economic growth. Proven capacity to conceptualize, convey vision, conduct strategic planning, project design and integrate work across teams. Solid understanding of critical interventions required to support MSME organizations, agricultural cooperatives and farmer organizations, including value chain financing and microfinance. Well acquainted with tropical products such as banana, cocoa, coffee, dairy, pineapple, and palm hearts. Co-administered a large multi-faceted portfolio of contracts and grants to improve agricultural production, extension, marketing, road and productive infrastructure, promote social development, and strengthen democratic development in conflict regions. Coordinated complex, politically-sensitive and highly visible interventions with a wide array of public-private stakeholders and implementing partners. Experienced practitioner in performance monitoring, measuring and tracking results and conducting data quality assessments. Strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills at multiple levels and across cultures. Skilled in company valuation, risk and financial analysis, budget control, and credit management. Earned various awards and scholarships for outstanding performance. Self-motivated, analytical, resourceful, and assertive professional with ability to work under pressure and with an unusual drive to excel.