Our purpose is to enrich people,
communities, and the planet
through regenerative tourism.

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We are an Advisory & Asset Management organization, with an ESG Accreditation and Blended Finance Platform, dedicated to Regenerative Tourism, which mobilizes resources towards high impact projects focused on sustainability, protection of biodiversity, culture and territory.

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The future of real estate development will have to prioritize nourishing our planet's fragile environments, while supporting local communities in emerging markets where new projects aim to build for an exponential growth in demand for eco-tourism and residential communities.

Our Team

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Santiago Yñigo

Chief Executive Officer

A native of Mexico and Chile.
Following 10 years of experience
in the real estate development
and tourism sectors with
organizations such as Soneva,
Faena, and Trust Hospitality
(Highgate), and completion of
his EMBA at the Ecole Hoteliere
de Lausanne, he founded
Almada Enterprises, an impact
investment and asset
management organization
which seeds, incubates, and
manages positive ESG impact
companies aligned with the
SDGs in the Real Estate, Tourism
& Wellness sectors. He also co-
founded and oversaw Shamana
& EEVA, two regenerative real
estate developments and
impact-driven tourism brands in
the Dominican Republic and
Costa Rica.

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Alejandro Calderon

Chief Strategy Officer

A native of Colombia. Following
15 years of experience in the
financial sector with JP Morgan
and Morgan Stanley, he founded
Mutual Empathy, a venture
impact studio focused on
managing collaborative
systems towards strategic
synergies in order to implement
high-impact projects in the
energy transition, nature-based
solutions, creative and circular
economies with innovative
finance strategies and leverage
disruptive technologies to reach
scale and mobilize investment
into the SDGs. He also founded
RWC, an asset management
company, to mobilize resources
toward the themes he has been

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Sacha Pictet

Chief Financial Officer

A native of Switzerland. Following
12 years in Private Equity
managing different investments
and products at FPP Asset
Management LLP, a company
founded in 1998 with a focus on
emerging markets. In 2021 he
co-founded RWC LLC, a
Delaware-based asset
management company
focusing on sustainable and
impacted investing in private
equity. Sacha joined Mutual
Empathy as a director in 2020.
RWC and Mutual Empathy are
focusing their efforts around
multiple sectors in the impact
that include energy transition,
regenerative economy, blue
economy, nature-based
solutions for wildlife
conservation and ancient
indigenous knowledge, and

We are excited to support new and existing projects that meet our ethos and goals.

Contact us to learn more about investment and partnership opportunities

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