As the Country Director of Plant With Purpose Mexico, Luis Castellanos provides strategic direction and oversight to the organization. Since he took leadership in 2001 the Oaxaca program has grown significantly in both reach and impact. Luis also oversaw the program’s expansion to the neighboring state of Chiapas in 2014.
Luis holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Technical Institute of Oaxaca and has over two decades of experience in agriculture training, business consulting, and rural community development. Before becoming Country Director Luis was the associate founder of Plant With Purpose Mexico. Luis resides in Oaxaca with his wife, Evelin, and their three children, Melanie, Pablo, and Rodrigo.