Our team

At the City of Knowledge, we believe our staff is the key to success of the services we offer, and we embrace it as one of our main strategies.

  • Ben Bravo Vicepresidente de Administración, Finanzas y Servicios Comerciales

    Since 2005, I have led the institution's administrative management. I am an Accountant with 28 years of professional experience in the private sector in areas related to accounting, finance, logistics, budget, and management. In addition, I instituted the Flag Planting activity that is now traditionally held every year at the City of Knowledge.

  • Ricardo Eskildsen Finance and Investment Director

    As the Finance and Investment Director of the City of Knowledge Foundation, I lead the business diversification strategy and support the planning and execution of the organization's finances. After my arrival, I led the transition from Peachtree to SAP. Prior to this, I worked as a private banking and investment fund consultant.

  • Treasurer

    I am in charge of ensuring the liquidity of the organization. I am committed to my job at CdS. From day one, I have tried to give the best of me. I have witnessed the growth of the FCdS project over the years and I see it as my own. I am happy to be part of the FCdS and for contributing to its development.

  • Finance Manager

    My work and passion are to develop leaders and grow with them. I have an enormous amount of patience. What I like most about FCdS is the people and that we are surrounded by nature. I like soccer and music. I am a Marc Anthony fan!

  • Alieth Vernaza Commercial Services and Events Manager

    I lead the team that manages events at the Convention Center, Rooms 105, and the Athenaeum. I am proud to be a part of the evolution of the Events area and becoming one of the windows of the FCdS for the community. In 2009, I marched in a Flag Planting in an area that Panamanians were not allowed to enter before. I like embroidering polleras and making tembleques.

  • Darcellys Pérez Administration Manager

    I manage our offices, always looking for solutions based on my analysis. I am proud of having drafted the first manuals and procedures of the FCdS, and of participating in organizing the Business and Training Center. I was a college professor for 10 years at the School of Industrial Engineering of the Universidad Tecnológica.

  • Tania Guardado Lodging Manager

    I offer hospitality services to CdS visitors. Before I started working at the FCdS, I worked in two different places on campus, United Nations and the Holiday Inn Hotel School. I love this place, its history, vision, and the people who make this a unique place. I love poetry and writing. I am passionate and loyal, with strong values and hope for a better world.

  • Housing Coordinator

    I provide customer service for the acquisition of a household, hangar, or deposit. I am punctual, efficient, and patient. I have learned from all my customers and they have also learned from me. One funny incident occurred when visiting one of the houses, I was surprised by a customer who had prepared a delicious Spanish-style breakfast for me. It was the best welcome!

  • Especialista de Finanzas

    I am responsible for drafting contracts, and for billing and collection processes. I am passionate about sports and I am very competitive. I have learned about innovation topics while working here. While at CdS I began practicing kayaking, a sport that changed my life.

  • Accountant

    I am a Fixed Assets Accountant. I am understanding, patient, and I always support others. One of my anecdotes at the FCdS happened when I went biking around some buildings that have fixed assets of the Foundation and I was telling my colleague Manuel that this reminded me of my childhood in San Carlos, where bicycles were our main mode of transport.

  • Manuel Pardo Accountant

    I am an accountant who is respectful and committed to my job. When I started working at the FCdS, I worked as a Gardener. Then, they gave me the opportunity to be a part of the Management and Finance team as an Accounting Assistant. Thanks to the support of my team, Mr. Ben and Cesar Perez, I have grown so much since then as a professional and as a person.

  • Olga Ruiz Project Accountant

    I am in charge of the accounting for the Foundation's projects. I am positive, patient, and engaged. An important anecdote was when I felt very excited about conquering my stage fright when I participated in an artistic event for the first time. The adrenaline and passion helped me overcome my nerves and enjoy the experience.

  • Patricia Coutte Especialista de Compras

    I offer the best procurement service to all departments of the FCdS. The truth is the Foundation has been my school. I have learned about organization, patience, and working with excellence. An interesting fact is that I’ve been working at the Foundation for the same time I’ve been married.

  • Yohanna Miranda Payroll Accountant

    I offer the best service to in-house customers. I love what I do and live passionately. I taught three senior citizens how to read and write. I am very grateful for the opportunity that the FCdS gave me to attend a training in China. It was the first time I traveled, and the trip was over 20 hours long. I will never forget it. Thank you!

  • Receptionist

    I assist the visitors of the Interpretation Center and provide support for Cultural and Community events. Since I was a little girl, I loved going through the CdS in my bicycle or skates. Working here pushes me to better myself. I am inspired by our mission, the people, and their spaces. I am a fan of the movies and superheroes. I love animals and spend time with my family.

  • Lodging Assistant

    I am part of the Lodging team. I was part of the first group of drivers of the internal transportation system of the Foundation. One of the things I value most is that users of the internal buses still recognize me even after so many years of not being a driver. I have a close-knit family and friends I care deeply about.

  • Ana Martínez Receptionist

    I am proactive, attentive and empathetic. I like to come to the Plaza with my family and several times we have participated in cultural and recycling events. I love crossfit and I'm a sports fan. I also like to travel, watch movies, and dance folklore.

  • Anne López Lodging Assistant

    I enjoy teamwork. I am empathetic, honest, and passionate. I've known the City of Knowledge for the past 10 years. I am excited to be a part of such a friendly, open, and innovative company that breaks the traditional mold. I love nature and pets and I am passionate about orange sunsets and natural landscapes.

  • Edgar Buitrago Treasury Assistant

    I provide support and customer service from the Treasury department with invoices and account statements. I am fun, extroverted, and a fan of soccer. I have represented CdS through the Folkloric Dance Group throughout the country. I love working here, you feel right at home from day one, everyone supports you and there is an excellent work environment.

  • Edgardo Jaen Coordinador de Piscina

  • Ernesto Gonzalez Instructor Guardavida

  • Evelyn Sánchez Treasury Assistant

    I am in charge of recording the ACH payments, deposits, and bank transfers of the FCdS. I manage collection, billing, and other transactions that result in good collection management. I enjoy going to the park with my son. I enjoy the work environment of the FCdS and the commitment of the campus to technological developments. I also love dogs!

  • Irina Gordon Lodging Assistant

    I take care of customers from the Lodging Complex, making sure they have a pleasant stay at the City of Knowledge. I like that here we make every effort to promote sustainability and we are a model for others nationwide. One of my greatest achievements has been to open a Taekwondo academy. I like going to the beach, playing video games, and I love my dog Blacky!

  • José Sánchez Accounting Assistant

    My job is to process the Foundation's payments. I always like to help my colleagues and customers. My family is my core! My daughter inspired me to participate in the Foundation's Innovation Challenge with a proposal to shape new leaders since childhood. This experience helped me grow and learn from my mistakes in order to improve.

  • Jose Cedeño Inspector de Mantenimiento

  • Jose Rodriguez Ayudante General

  • Lorena Díaz Receptionist

  • Mario Castillo Asistente de Compras

  • Radhames Reynoso Delivery Assistant

  • Rosa Molina Especialista de Eventos y Servicios Comerciales

  • Swuany Miranda Administrative Assistant

  • Wanda Tagles Accounting Assistant

    I am a patient person, persevering and with a good attitude. I am proud to have graduated with honors from the University of Panama in Financial Administration and International Business. I have had the opportunity to do workshops for entrepreneurs of Canal de Empresarias. I like to read, be with my friends and my family, and meet new places. I also love my pets.

  • Yordin Fuentes Inspector de Operaciones

  • Anel Sanchez General Services Technician

  • Besnaldo Mariscal Ayudante General

  • Daysi Villamil Housekeeper

    My job can be summarized as offering the best service to the customer so that they are satisfied with the Lodging Complex at CdS. I am known for being responsible and friendly. My greatest accomplishment has been to buy my own house. I have also met a lot of people here that I never imagined I would meet!

  • Enrrique Valdez Ayudante General

  • José Ríos General Services Technician

  • José Saavedra General Services Technician

  • Juan Solís General Services Technician

    My job is to assist customers and perform assembly tasks for events, always with a good attitude and cooperating with my colleagues who are like family. I like to play playstation. My family and I love animals, I have 12 pets! Turtles, cats, dogs, and parakeets. I relate to the Black Clover, Asta character because just like him, I never give up!

  • Melquisedec Borden General Services Technician

    I support our customers by setting up their events, with kindness and good service. I once won the Indigenous Region Volleyball Championship. I have worked in various positions at the Foundation thanks to my customer service attitude and disposition. What I like most about working here are the parties and events they organize for us, and that I learn a lot from my colleagues

  • Olga Morales Housekeeper

  • Wiston Bernal Operations Assistant

    I supervise the maintenance and cleaning of the CdS Plaza. I learned that here we are innovators, even when we are not working. Once, I got locked inside a deposit and in order to get out I had to watch YouTube tutorials on how to unlock doors. Spiderman is my favorite superhero because of his kindness, calm attitude, and for trying to see everything in a positive light.

  • Zoila Ortega Asistente General

    I am always available to help customers and my colleagues. I am kind, respectful, responsible, and punctual. I am glad that I have received a lot of love from my colleagues over the years working here. I like the Flag Planting activity very much, it is something wonderful that makes me feel proud to belong to the City of Knowledge Foundation.

  • Supervisora de Posventa

    I take care of our customers' needs during an event. I am joyful, respectful, responsible, loyal, friendly, and flexible. I started at the Foundation as a receptionist in 2011, and now I am a supervisor. What I like most about my job is that I have the opportunity to meet many different people and learn from them. I like listening to music and being with my family

  • Emiliana Morales Supervisora de Limpieza

    I supervise the cleaning of the rooms in the dormitories of the City of Knowledge Lodging Complex. I am punctual and responsible. I have worked in the reception area before and I have also learned how to use some computer programs I didn't know. For me, the FCdS is the best place to work. It has been a total change for me since I started working in this organization.

  • Hector Hernandez General Services Technical Assistant

  • Laurexio Martinez Ayudante General

  • May Wong Administradora

  • Nurmildo Pérez Técnico de viviendas

    I am responsible for connecting the FCdS with the campus through the messenger service. In 1999, when I started working here, this was a desert. The houses and buildings were empty and there were almost no people. We were 20 people in the office! I am proud to be a part of the CdS project after so many years.

  • Oriana Contreras Commercial Services Manager

  • Patricio Gilpin Production Coordinator

    I am in charge of setting up for the events held at the City of Knowledge. I am part of the Foundation’s team since 2013 and since then, I have grown professionally and personally. I am a respectful and honest person.

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