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Mauricio Samper

Managing Director


LatAm & Caribbean

Mauricio is the Managing Director of the SEAF Colombia Agribusiness Fund (SCAF), which invests in growth-stage SMEs in the agribusiness sector, seeking commercial returns as well as social impact in the rural areas of Colombia. Prior to joining SEAF in 2015, Mauricio was Head of Cargill Foods Colombia where he was responsible for Cargill’s entry to the Colombian market, and business development in Latin America, executing Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestments. Prior to Cargill, Mauricio served as CFO and Executive Vice President in several companies of Grupo Valorem (Valores Bavaria), leading their turn-around, designing and implementing growth strategies and organizational and operational effectiveness. Formerly, he was a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Co. Mauricio holds a BA of Arts and Sciences in Economics and History from Boston College, a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Business Administration from Harvard University, and a Master of Science in Management from Stanford Business School.