In order to better face the new challenges in the field of security, Amarante's team integrates skills and expertise from both the military field (former executives of elite units of the French Armed Forces) and civilians (specialised engineers, graduates of elite higher education institutions).
Since 2020, Marcela Herrera is Head of Business Development and Bid Management.
Marcela joined Amarante in 2013 as an analyst specialised in international security. She then became Coordinator for Amarante Risk Intelligence, and headed our subsidiary dedicated to risk analysis from 2017 to 2020. She thus managed all the security and political analysis publications written by our analysts for our clients in the public and private sectors operating in high-risk zones.
She holds a Master’s Degree in Finance and International Relations from the Universidad Externado of Colombia (Bogota, Colombia). Marcela completed her studies in France in the European Business Master’s Program of Sciences Po Paris. She is a Colombian national, fluent in Spanish, French and English, as well as Portuguese.