Noemi Perez

President and CEO of the Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade (FAST)

With more than 20 years of experience in sustainable production, trade, and access to finance, Ms. Perez has worked with key stakeholders including: financial institutions, community based producers, SMEs, industry players, government, multilaterals and certification bodies around the world.


Noemi Perez

Noemi Perez

President and CEO of the Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade (FAST)

Short bio

Ms. Perez began her career in the private sector and proceeded to work with international NGOs in leadership roles including FSC International and WWF. She has a deep understanding of international sustainable certification schemes. Ms. Perez has been an advisor to the Consultative Forum on Coffee Sector Finance of the International Coffee Organization since 2012. She has been part of the Steering Committee of the Forest and Farm Facility of FAO since 2013.

Ms. Perez holds a Master Degree in Business Planning and Regional Development.