Suzette Valdes

Executive Assistant

Suzette joined Hystra in 2018 after obtaining her MPA in International Affairs and Development Policies from HEIP Paris and her Masters in Globalization and Spatial Dynamics in Developing Countries from the Paris-Sorbonne University. 

Being born in a developing country herself, Suzette has always been interested in the inclusive business sector as she believes that the best path to development is through innovative market solutions. Since her arrival at Hystra, Suzette has been working closely with the company’s partners and the rest of the team. She has been coordinating the everyday life of the office as well as handling Hystra’s communications. 

Prior to joining the Hystra team, she worked for FUNSILEC foundation in Guatemala, as the CEO’s right hand in organizing their main events. She also worked in the Guatemalan National Congress as a report drafter, where she published a study on electoral law that helped reform law proposals.

Suzette speaks 4 languages, including Spanish and Italian.