NEW! Learn simple strategies to build a dedicated, values-aligned team.

Sign Me Up!


Global Fellow

Luis Lopez Martinelli


Luis is co-founder of Hipocampus Centros de Aprendizaje, which provides superior and affordable community driven child care and education, and is Mexico’s first large scale affordable private school model. Prior to founding Hipocampus, Luis ran the residential energy efficiency programs for FIDE, the northern Latin America region’s climate change and environmental services for Det Norske Veritas, and worked in Commercial Strategy for CEMEX. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship from the University of Alberta in Canada. Luis es cofundador de Hipocampus Centros de Aprendizaje, un emprendimiento social que brinda educación y cuidado infantil superior y asequible, y es el primer modelo de escuela privada asequible a gran escala de México. Antes de fundar Hipocampus, Luis dirigió los programas de eficiencia energética residencial para FIDE (fideicomiso para el ahorrro de energia electrica), los servicios ambientales y de cambio climático de la región norte de América Latina para Det Norske Veritas, y trabajó en la Estrategia comercial para CEMEX. Tiene un pregrado en Comercio por la Universidad de Alberta en Canadá.

Meet the Fellows

We’re a pipeline of leaders daring to disrupt the status quo.

Browse the Fellows

Choose Year

No matches found

a Fellow

Become a Fellow

We cultivate leaders intent on building an inclusive, just and sustainable world. Learn what it takes to be at the forefront of lasting change.

Learn More
Watch Video