Juan Etchart

Juan Etchart

Head of Administration

German and Argentinian nationalities. Juan steers the Foundation´s internal processes, in Finance and Controlling, Human Resources, Procurement, Legal and IT.

He holds an Economics degree cum laude from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and an MBA from the HSBA Hamburg School of Business Administration, along with several specialisation courses, such as an SAP Controlling certificate. He has 20-years work experience in both the private and public sector. Prior to joining the Foundation, Juan worked at leading global consulting and auditing companies, Ernst & Young, Deloitte and Accenture, supporting client in various industries on performance improvement and organisational change. He acquired expertise on international development and multilateral cooperation at SEEK Development (Berlin), the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and the National Ministry of Economy in his home country Argentina. At Ernst & Young, he led projects in the field of international development. Throughout his career, he led large teams (+10 individuals) and acted as a facilitator and trainer for financial controlling, budgeting and reporting, and program management. He fluently manages Spanish (his mother tongue), German and English; and has a good understanding of French, Italian and Portuguese.