Katia was born in Guatemala and has Salvadoran Nationality and at the moment she lives in Principality of Andorra. She graduated as an Agricultural Engineer from the El Salvador University in 1991 and obtained her Master’s Degree in Business Administration. She has also completed studies in Environmental Management, Hydrographic Basins Management and Business Sustainability Management - the last one from Cambridge University. Kattia worked as an environment professional in the construction industry at regional level and also for the Hydroelectric Company of El Salvador. Now she is founder and CSO of Win & Green Consulting, SL
Kattia´s passion for sport drove her to found the Salvadoran National Motorcycling Federation in 1998. She went on to represent her country in the Union Latinoamericana de Motociclismo (now FIM Latin America). She became President of her National Federation and has been President of the FIM Latin America Environment Commission for 10 years until 2011 when she became Director at International Motorcycling Federation (FIM).
Kattia now leads the FIM’s International Sustainability Commission since 2011. A respected professional in the motorsport world, she has trained a large number of environmental stewards during seminars in America, Europe and Asia. In recent years, Kattia has spearheaded the different sustainability initiatives promoted by the FIM, including KiSS programme, the Ride Green Cup and Environmental Ambassadors programme amongst others.
She has participated in international conferences as a panelist and key note speaker and is the author of several articles published in international magazines and newspapers. In 2015 she organized and promoted the first conference of Women + Sustainability in Jerez , Spain. Kattia is the author of the book: 25 years riding green recently published by the FIM. She is Social Media influencer, amateur chef, wife, painter and mother of a former Motocross and downhill rider.