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Oscar Rolando Castañeda Samayoa

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

North America

Oscar Rolando Castañeda Samayoa, Dr. sc. agr. joined the SEAF Board in 2021. He is the Senior Vice President of the Americas Area Program of Heifer International. Oscar is an experienced development executive devoted to solving the earth’s most pressing economic, environmental and social challenges. He is currently working across multiple private and government partnerships to bring better efficiencies in the delivery of development aid with the goal of accelerating developing countries to self-reliance. Oscar is driven to constantly iterate and innovate to develop and scale the most effective programmatic solutions for global impact. He has a proven record of collaboratively integrating teams with diverse perspectives, talent, and cultural backgrounds to tackle global issues and is committed to “Think globally, act locally.”