When business and impact are aligned, we can use the power of markets to grow and expand impact to millions

Matias Lanus

Matias joined Elevar in 2019 and is a member of the Latin America investing team. He believes that “When business and impact are aligned, we can use the power of markets to grow and expand impact to millions.”

Matias has nine years of working experience across entrepreneurship, operations and investing. Prior to joining Elevar, he was an investment professional at EnDriven, an infrastructure investing fund focused on energy in Latin America. Prior to that he was a logistics manager at P&G where he led a team of production planning, sourcing planning and new initiatives. Previously, Matias co-founded Blackbird, a door to door transportation and commercialization company, focused on small and medium fruit producers.

Matias has volunteered in Sierra Leone, where he spent six months collaborating with an agro-related social enterprise; in India where he spent a month in Mother Teresa's house of charity; and in Argentina where, while completing his engineering studies, he led a charity group that empowered leaders of small rural communities.

Matias has an MBA from Stanford University where he also earned a certificate of public management and social innovation. He holds an Industrial Engineering degree from Buenos Aires University. Matias is passionate about exploring new places and cultures, and loves road-trips with his wife and his children.