Who we are
Victoria Alonso is an agricultural engineer from the Universidad Católica de Chile and received a M.S. in Environmental Sustainability from the University of Edinburgh, UK. Before founding Templado S.A., Victoria worked for The Nature Conservancy in charge of the relationship with private landowners where she played an important role in the process of strengthening Chilean legal incentives for private lands conservation. She managed a working group of people who was able to introduce to the Chilean National Congress, a bill aimed at modifying the civil code in order to create the Derecho Real de Conservación, for the first time in a Latin American country. Before joining The Nature Conservancy, Victoria worked for RIDES research center where she developed studies in the fields of sustainable development and economic tools for nature conservation. She also worked in the National Commission for the Environment for seven years where she had a relevant role in the definition of the National Strategy for Biodiversity. She is fluent in Spanish, English and French.
Businessman and entrepeneur, he founded several companies in the fields of publishing (Salo Editores), and multiple companies in the field of I&T (1981), Computerland, Apple Chile, Microcare, Microsoft Chile, Softland, Computek among other), consolidating his career with Quintec, a 25 years leader company in IT solutions in Chile and other countries in Latin America.
Marcelo has been an active member of the Corporación Parques para Chile since its foundation (2002), in search for opportunities to collaborate in the public and private conservation of the country’s natural heritage. Marcelo has also participated as a teacher and an assessor as well, since its foundation, in San Lorenzo de Recoleta school, committed to technical education access in vulnerable sectors of the country.
Since Templado’s foundation, Marcelo has participated in the in the working group established to propose legal and tax incentive mechanisms for private lands conservation. He has represented, in front of diverse audiences, the interests of businessmen who understand that nature conservation is a fundamental pillar of the country’s development.
Marcelo studied Civil Industrial Engineering at the Universidad de Chile.