Delegate Profile

Ara Carvallo

Job TitlePortfolio Director

Company NameDistill Ventures


Ara is a respected entrepreneur who has three Master of Science degrees, including one in Environmental Sciences where she pioneered research on sustainability in the drinks industry. She has worked extensively with both multinational and start-up brands, and founded Barra Mexico in 2015; the first carbon neutral bar show in the world which has grown to become the biggest craft spirit event in the region.

Based in Amsterdam, Ara helps Distill Ventures' portfolio companies to access European markets, assisting with commercial planning and providing market insight and on-the-ground support. In addition, she sources new investment opportunities as Distill Ventures continues to hunt for the best European spirits, aperitif and non-alcoholic brands.

Conference Sessions

  • Futures Insights - The Drinks Industry in 2029

    01 Jul 2019, 14:30 - 15:15, Industry Matters

    Lucy Britner and guest panelists look to the future and share insights on where the drinks industry is going to be a decade from now. Lucy is joined by Ara Carv...

    • Language: English