ACERES Consulting provides dedicated environmental and certification services to clients across Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean with a focus on smallholder support.
Leonardo is an Agricultural Engineer with a strong track record in the implementation and management of environmental projects. His particular expertise is in the treatment of coffee waste water and pulp to produce organic compost.
He holds a degree in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Costa Rica and graduated with distinction from the Executive Program at INCAE Business School. He is a certified ISO internal auditor.
Since 2002, Leonardo has worked on the evaluation, implementation, training and monitoring of certification programs with a specific focus on good agricultural practices for coffee, cocoa, banana, honey and water melon for programs including GLOBAL GAP, UTZ Certified, Fair Trade, C.A.F.E. Practices, Bird Friendly, Rainforest Alliance and Organic. He is an active member of the UTZ Certified Standards Committee.
In addition to the expertise and leadership of Leonardo, ACERES also counts on a highly-qualified professional network of consultants in the area of occupational health, agricultural, chemical and environmental engineering, which enables it to fulfil its mission and vision. Learn more about our services here.
“Working with ACERES was a very special experience that I can summarize in five words: know-how, professionalism, honesty, commitment and courtesy.”
Camilo Fernandez Sera
Coffee Producer, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
'Ambiente y Certificaciones Especializadas'
'Environment and Specialty Certifications'
VISION ACERES strives to be the leading environmental consulting service in the Latin American region focused on the economic, social and environmental streghtening of our clients while utilizing a proven contin-uous improvement model.
MISSION ACERES personalized and advisory approach to service ensures our clients within the agricultural supply chain obtain practical and accessible solutions which harmonize agricultural production and protection of the environment while contributing towards long term sustainability.