SIM Alumni

Ivan Sanchez

Project Analyst & Trainer, SPEAK Indonesia

Ivan is an entrepreneur with a strong interest in social issues. He believes that a mixture of education, creativity, and empathy could make a real difference in our society. Ivan is an Industrial Engineer. During his studies, he wrote his thesis on rural development. Ivan also has a variety of non-conventional experiences mostly in the private sector and with NGOs that focus on water and climate change. He is the president of the Youth Environmental National Committee, the national coordinator of the Water and Youth Movement in Peru for Sinergias, a fellow of Nuffic for UNESCO-IHE, and a product manager in Cidelsa. Ivan has also been trained in local economic development and climate change by Climate Reality Leadership Corps. Ivan enjoys biking, listening to music, reading, and writing when he has the time. He also enjoys sharing photography with his group of friends.