Vanessa Arelle is a strategic advisor, tech startup investor, and entrepreneur. Furthermore, she is a contributing Editor for Vogue Mexico/Latin America, Legatum Institute Fellow, Fashion Revolution Global Advisor, Art Production Fund Board of Directors and Women for Women International Special Advisor.
Vanessa acted as Head of Cultural Affairs for Mexico in the UK, from 2011 to 2015, supporting programs in art, culture, and heritage. In 2015 she brokered the sale of Ilioss Mexico to Solar City in a merger that opened Solar City’s first International expansion outside of the US and into the industrial sector.
Vanessa has been actively involved in philanthropic, fundraising, and social development projects since 1996.