Dr. Felipe Ribadeneira
Managing Director, Birch Investments
Felipe has 30 years of experience managing privately held investment companies, which hold public as well as private-market assets. He has been an occasional contributor to academic and journalistic publications, starting as an op-ed writer for Diario Hoy (now defunct), of Quito, Ecuador. Felipe has been a guest lecturer at GSPM’s “Maestría en Comunicación Política y Gobernanza”, where he has discussed with the students the core questions of democratic theory and political philosophy.
He received a BA in Engineering and Philosophy from Dartmouth College, and a Ph. D. in Philosophy from the New School for Social Research. He is familiar with modern and contemporary German philosophy, and has focused on Kant and Heidegger.