Luis Manuel Garcia

Director of Finance

Luis Manuel Garcia LopezA seasoned and passionate financial professional, Luis began his career as Treasurer and Accountant for two regional associations in Spain, then became a Financial Adviser at Bilbao Vizcaya Bank. 

He started working for Action Against Hunger almost two decades ago, in 1997, first as Financial and Administration Coordinator in Haiti.  Two years later, Luis became Financial and Administrative Supervisor for Action Against Hunger Spain and in 2010, assumed the financial oversight of all Madrid-managed missions worldwide.  Prior to becoming Director of Finance in New York in 2012, Luis was Field Finance Controller and Grants Director for 6 years.  

A Basque speaker, Luis is fluent in French, Spanish, English and Creole.  He was born in Bilbao, Spain, and he earned degrees in economics from universities in Bilbao and Lille (France) and has undertaken PhD courses in International Economy from the Basque Country University.