Our Team

Our investment team grew up in emerging markets and has extensive work experience in developing markets. Several team members have first-hand familiarity with the cultural fabric of clients of our portfolio companies through their family backgrounds and life experiences. This multicultural outlook is an essential attribute that helps Elevar understand client needs and form effective working relationships with entrepreneurial colleagues around the world. The investment team comes from diverse nationalities and ethnic backgrounds with experience in venture capital, private equity, corporate law, investment banking, corporate finance, retail banking, agriculture, telecommunications and economic development.

Elevar was founded by Maya Chorengel, Sandeep Farias, Johanna Posada and Chris Brookfield, who have over 75 years of professional experience in multiple countries.