Kit Barron joined IFR’s Board of Directors in 2015, and currently serves as Secretary of the Board. He is Sr. Strategy Manager at the Climate Corporation, a firm helps farmers worldwide sustainably increase production through innovative technology, where he is responsible for international strategy. Prior to his time at Climate, Kit was the Managing Director at the CapLog Group, an economic advisory and management consulting firm focused on the fishing and farming industries, with a strong regional focus in Latin America. Kit also spent 6 years at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University, managing their Mexican, Central American and Latino Studies Programs.
Kit has been involved in a number of non-profits focusing on celebrating the culture and improving livelihoods of Latino and Latin American communities, including participating on the Guatemalan Solidarity Committee of Boston, and as host of Boston’s first film series on the immigration experience ‘The Coyote’s Trail’. Born and raised in San Rafael, Kit has since lived and worked all over the Americas, from Montevideo and Mexico City to New York and San Francisco.
Kit obtained a Masters degree in International Business from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin American Studies and Economics from Middlebury College. He lives in San Francisco with his wife Emily, where they enjoy gardening, hiking and exploring California’s wild places.