Roberto Chavarria

Program Design Officer

Roberto is a Program Design Officer with OEF's Future Labs Department. In this capacity he collaborates in clarifying, researching, and designing new programs, as well as contributing to improving the new program development process. Before joining OEF, Roberto’s primary professional focus was in entrepreneurship. After pursuing his own startup venture in medical tourism, he served as Investment Project Manager for an angel investment firm in Costa Rica, where he helped develop an institutional tool for planning and measuring a startup’s progress from idea to successful business. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Science, Technology and Society (STS) from Stanford University and an executive diploma in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Social Change from University for Peace in Costa Rica. Roberto grew up in Costa Rica and enjoys hiking, horticulture and chess.