As strategic advisor to MAZAKALI, Ana supports the senior leadership team on complex strategic business issues. Having consulted to some of the world’s largest and most established organizations, Ana particularly enjoys the unique and often ambiguous challenges of growing a business in an emerging market such as cannabis. In addition to her advisory role with MAZAKALI, Ana’s cannabis industry experience includes serving on the Board of Directors of publicly traded Harvest Health & Recreation.

A Brazilian native with over 20 years of experience in P&L management, business growth and C-Level business consulting in more than 30 countries, Ana Dutra’s expertise lies in helping Boards, CEOs and their teams to identify and execute accelerated growth strategies and turnarounds through innovation, globalization, acquisitions, culture change and new technologies.

As a CEO, Ana Dutra has led a number of turnarounds, global acquisitions, post-merger integrations and execution of accelerated growth strategies. She has led and advised businesses in the technology, manufacturing, CPG, retail and professional services industries. Ana started her career with IBM where she managed clients and lines-of-businesses in a number of countries. After receiving her MBA from Kellogg business school, she led lines-of-businesses and geographic P&Ls with CSC, Oliver Wyman (formerly Mercer Management), Accenture and, more recently, with Korn Ferry.