Mariana Zayat Chammas (Brazil)

Senior Partnerships & Resources Mobilisation Manager, SITAWI - Finances for Good
With 20 years of professional experience both in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors, Mariana has worked with institutional relations and corporate affairs for the strengthening and development of organisations. She has been working in fundraising for eight years in positions of increasing responsibility, starting fundraising areas from scratch, leading major gifts programmes, raising seven-figure gifts, and raising millions of dollars of emergency funds to fight Covid-19 in indigenous peoples’ territories. Today, she is Senior Partnerships and Resources Mobilisation Manager at SITAWI – Finances for Good. As a fundraiser, she has worked with ISA – Instituto Socioambiental, Greenpeace Brazil, and Greenpeace International. Mariana holds an MBA as well as a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and is a certified conflict mediator.