Team Leader


I have been advising medium-sized enterprises operating in agricultural production as well as in pre- and post-downstream areas for more than 3 years. The main focus of my professional experience covers the following areas:
  • Worldwide trade: raw materials for food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products
  • Quality management: international quality certification.
  • International project management: development of raw materials and suppliers
  • Organizational: training of supervisors and managers
  • Public administration / Authorities: market structure enhancement and promotion

Qualifications


The theoretical background of my work as a consultant is based upon my university studies, as well as regular traineeships and vocational training courses:
  • Studies in General Agriculture, University of Hohenheim
  • Major: Tropical and Subtropical Plant Production
  • MBA International Marketing, European School of Business, University of Applied Sciences Reutlingen, emphasis on Asian-Pacific
  • Traineeship as DGQ Quality Auditor according to DIN EN ISO 19011:2002, Nürtingen, Germany
  • Traineeship as DGQ Quality Manager / EOQ Quality Systems Manager, Nürtingen, Germany
  • VDI Project Management
I speak German, Spanish (both are my mother tongues) and English fluently. As I was born in Chile and have worked and studied numerous times in Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Spain, Switzerland and Austria I have been exposed to considerable intercultural backgrounds.
Maria-Cecilia-Kaiser
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