I believe in the importance of contributing to social and economic development through sustainable growth initiatives in the private sector

Paula Arango

Paula joined Elevar in 2015 and works with the Latin America portfolio companies. She believes “in the importance of contributing to social and economic development through sustainable growth initiatives in the private sector and is committed to inspiring and innovative business models that will have an impact in vulnerable sectors.”

Prior to joining Elevar, Paula assisted a family office in the completion of M&A transactions involving their portfolio companies. Earlier in her career, Paula worked with Colombia’s Porvenir AFP where she was responsible for management of the pension fund’s alternative investments portfolio. Prior to that, she was an investment banker at Inverlink. Paula has provided pro-bono help to social entrepreneurs and has also committed some of her free time with a group of friends to foster social enterprise start-ups.

Paula holds a Master’s in Science and a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Los Andes. She enjoys traveling and learning new cooking and baking recipes.