Maya leads the global strategy development for key accounts in coffee at the Rainforest Alliance. Within the roll out of the coffee sector strategy, she manages cross-functional teams to deliver added value services to the coffee supply chain.

She joined UTZ Sustainability Program and Certification since 2010 in market development roles across coffee, cocoa, tea and herbals. Working closely with companies and smallholders in Latin America, Asia and Africa and through previous roles at GIZ and IABD she gained diverse and in-depth knowledge on Public Private Partnerships, inclusive business, CSR, M&E and sustainable development across agricultural supply chains.

Born in El Salvador, Maya holds a master’s degree in business administration and marketing.