Ms. Melissa Sesana Grajales
Co-Founder & Director of International Relations, Asiri
Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1988. Melissa received a BA from the Elliot School of International Affairs the at George Washington University in 2011 and an MA in Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London in 2015. Co-Founder of Asiri S.A.S., a Colombia based company, with the mission to identify and promote profitable investment opportunities that generate a positive impact on both the society and environment through the active contribution of resources, while always prioritizing human development. Asiri has invested most significantly in renewable energy companies in Colombia, such as SunColombia and Kingo Colombia, whose aim is to bring accessible energy solutions to both on- and off-grid users. Through Asiri, Melissa is a founding partner of Toberín Valley, a holding structure which houses companies in the fields of fintech, green energy and utilities, e-commerce, software as a service, and education, transportation, and health services, all with un an underlying impact objective. Melissa splits her time between London and Bogotá.