Our Team

 Diana Popa Co-founder and CEO  Diana holds a Master's Degree in International Business from INSEEC Paris, France. After starting her career as a volunteer in the international NGO AIESEC, she continued for 10 years in the energy and agriculture sector with Alstom Power and Vergnet, where she actively developed projects in North America, Europe and Central Asia. Diana's commitment to rural Mexico and Latin America is the result of her life story and the meeting in 2016 with Connovo, a Mexican social venture builder co-founder of Extensio.

Diana Popa
Co-founder and CEO

Diana holds a Master's Degree in International Business from INSEEC Paris, France. After starting her career as a volunteer in the international NGO AIESEC, she continued for 10 years in the energy and agriculture sector with Alstom Power and Vergnet, where she actively developed projects in North America, Europe and Central Asia. Diana's commitment to rural Mexico and Latin America is the result of her life story and the meeting in 2016 with Connovo, a Mexican social venture builder co-founder of Extensio.

 Lucie Pottier Operations Director  Lucie is an MSc in Agriculture and International Development from ISTOM, France, with strong experience in managing technical assistance projects for smallholder farmers in Latin America and Africa. As Operations Director, Lucie manages Extensio's processes, our flows of information, data analysis and technological tools.

Lucie Pottier
Operations Director

Lucie is an MSc in Agriculture and International Development from ISTOM, France, with strong experience in managing technical assistance projects for smallholder farmers in Latin America and Africa. As Operations Director, Lucie manages Extensio's processes, our flows of information, data analysis and technological tools.

 Victor Vergara Programs Director  Víctor leads Extensio's Programs Team, with the responsibility of ensuring the quality of our projects, the actionability of the information that gets to farmers and the satisfaction of our customers. Víctor holds a degree in Communication from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and has vast experience in the management of projects for the adoption of new agricultural practices. Prior to Extensio, Victor has worked with the Stanford Research Foundation, What Works for Development, FIRA and IPA.

Victor Vergara
Programs Director

Víctor leads Extensio's Programs Team, with the responsibility of ensuring the quality of our projects, the actionability of the information that gets to farmers and the satisfaction of our customers. Víctor holds a degree in Communication from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and has vast experience in the management of projects for the adoption of new agricultural practices. Prior to Extensio, Victor has worked with the Stanford Research Foundation, What Works for Development, FIRA and IPA.

 Ashley Monsivais Evaluation Manager  Ashley holds a BSc in Agricultural Systems Engineering from the reputable Universidad Autónoma de Chapingo. In her role as Evaluation Manager, Ashley manages Extensio's Research Lab, responsible for evaluating the results of our programs and the farmers' satisfaction with the service, as well as feeding this results into the design of new implementations. The Research Lab also manages the collection and analysis of data and our User Call Center.

Ashley Monsivais
Evaluation Manager

Ashley holds a BSc in Agricultural Systems Engineering from the reputable Universidad Autónoma de Chapingo. In her role as Evaluation Manager, Ashley manages Extensio's Research Lab, responsible for evaluating the results of our programs and the farmers' satisfaction with the service, as well as feeding this results into the design of new implementations. The Research Lab also manages the collection and analysis of data and our User Call Center.

 Fátima Cisneros Content Analyst  Fatima graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, with a BSc in Planning for Agricultural Development. As Content Analyst, Fatima manages the Extensio Platform and all the information that is sent to our users, ensuring they receive the right information, at the right time and through the most appropriate communication channel to make their decisions.

Fátima Cisneros
Content Analyst

Fatima graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, with a BSc in Planning for Agricultural Development. As Content Analyst, Fatima manages the Extensio Platform and all the information that is sent to our users, ensuring they receive the right information, at the right time and through the most appropriate communication channel to make their decisions.