Founder and Director


José «Pepe» Portilla

President – Ecuagenera Cía. Ltda

More than 25 years of experience as a cultivator and orchid merchant, with a family business that operates internationally. Market leader in Ecuador in the conservation and propagation of species and new hybrids. He travels constantly around the world giving talks and lectures about the orchids of his country.



Claudia Uribe J.

Director of the VI Scientific Conference on Andean Orchids

Vice President of the Sociedad Colombiana de Orquideología