Election of Ueli Frei to the Board of Directors


Mr. Ueli Frei was elected as a Member of the Board of Directors of Fundación Educación at the Board meeting of November 5, 2015. In his new capacity, he will support the Board, inter alia, in the following areas:

  • Refinement, harmonization and implementation of the Foundation’s strategy
  • Periodic visits to our country programs and enhancement of our “on site” presence
  • Support with the establishment of contacts with potential donors, locally and in Switzerland 

Ueli Frei holds a masters’ diploma of the “Ecole Suisse de Droguerie”, as well as an MBA from IMD Lausanne. From 2008 to 2014, he was Executive Director of FUNDES International, Costa Rica, and was then elected as Executive President of the organization (www.fundes.org). Before joining FUNDES, Ueli Frei held various management positions, i.e. at Senn Chemicals AG (Switzerland), Química Suiza (Perú) and Novartis (Basle, Chile, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Venezuela).

The Board of Directors is looking forward to this additional support and cordially welcomes Ueli Frei.