Meet Our Team

Mariana Siblesz-Alvarez - Trustee / Chair

Venezuelan born, Mariana pursued her Medical Degree in Venezuela and continued specialization studies in the UK, focusing on Epidemiology and Immunology at the University of London and Kings College.   Her medical experience has allowed Mariana to fully understand Venezuela’s current health crisis and effectively evaluate Chamos contributions to help children’s hospitals continue to work in these times. Mariana is a full-time mum, she has 4 children, and an array of charity work that keeps her busy.

Active member of Chamos since 2014

email: chair@chamos.org.uk

Graciela Muci-Smith - Trustee / Treasurer

Born in Caracas, Graciela studied Economics in Venezuela and completed her MBA at New York University, focusing on finance, marketing and international business. After 6 years of banking and finance positions in the UK, Graciela became a full-time mum to 3 children, and her latest endeavour is managing the finances of CHAMOS.

Active member of Chamos since 2012

email: finance@chamos.org.uk

Iberia Torres-West - Trustee / Secretary

A native of Chile, passionate about Venezuela where she lived for ten years, and where her son was born. Iberia is a photographer, sociologist and author, with degrees from universities in Venezuela, USA and UK. Currently she works devotedly at doing documentary photography, as well as helping CHAMOS and another charity.

Active member and cofounder of CHAMOS since 2005.

email: secretary@chamos.org.uk

Maria Antonieta Rodriguez - Trustee / Relationships Manager

Venezuelan born and living in London for more than 15 years. Maria Antonieta studied Business in Venezuela and pursued her MBA in Oxford. Her work experience covers 12 years in corporate banking and she is now a mother of two, entrepreneur and passionate about helping her home country, Venezuela.

Active member of Chamos since 2014

email: info@chamos.org.uk

Tamara Rodriguez R. - Trustee / Projects Manager

Born in Caracas, Tamara holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Venezuela and MSc in Public Policy from the University of London. She has a vast experience in managing major charity projects, encompassing clear deliverables, plans and milestones. Currently, Tamara appraises Chamos’ funding applications to ensure these meet the standards for approval of the donations, as well as defining requirements and monitoring risks, as she simultaneously works full time at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, and has one child.

Active member of Chamos since 2014

email: projects@chamos.org.uk

Adriana Mendoza - Trustee / Sports Coordinator

A native of Venezuela, Adriana studied Industrial Engineering in Venezuela and holds an MBA from INSEAD, France.  She has held positions in sales, marketing and campaign management in Caracas, New York and London.  Adriana currently manages Chamos’ social media, is a full-time mum, as she has “3 under 5” children.

Active member of Chamos since 2015

email: sports@chamos.org.uk

Anne Farkas - Support

Venezuelan born, Anne is an Interpreter-Translator and Life Coach. She has worked in multidisciplinary fields ranging from project management in the oil and gas and information technology industries to interpreting and translating for the court systems in USA. Anne was drawn to the UK by two children and two grandchildren; here she joined CHAMOS and ensures documents, standards and procedures are met.  

Active member of CHAMOS since 2012