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

Salva

Salva Is a blended finance investment vehicle dedicated to regenerative tourism, which mobilizes resources towards high-impact projects focused on nature-based solutions for the protection of biodiversity and culture.

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Salva

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

Santiago Ynigo

Santiago Ynigo

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.

Alejandro Calderon

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 developing.

Sacha Pictet

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 more.

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.

info@salva.com