Francisco Benedito

CEO,
ClimateTrade

Francisco Benedito is the CEO and Co-Founder of the startup ClimateTrade. A visionary entrepreneur that founded his first company at the age of 16, he holds a law degree and an MBA completed in France. One of the TOP 100 worldwide Fintech Influencers for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Benedito worked in the banking industry for 15 years before founding ClimateTrade in 2018 with the purpose of establishing an exponential company focused on sustainability. In 2021, he was recognized as one of the 100 Latinos most committed to climate action, in a ranking developed by Sachamama in collaboration with WWF, The Nature Conservancy, the World Environment Center and various other environmental organizations. And at the start of this year, Forbes Spain named him one of 22 business leaders most likely to create disruptive change in 2022.