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Our Team.

Matthew Barfield : Program Director
Matthew graduated with a degree in International Relations with Spanish from the University of Birmingham. Before founding Intern Colombia, Matthew worked as a Consultant at a FTSE 250 company in London. He has also lived in Spain where he spent a year studying at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and perfected his Spanish. Matthew first fell in love with Colombia when he visited the country in 2009 during a 3-month tour of South America, and is determined to help change the image of the country around the world through international education.

Languages: English (Native) & Spanish

Camila Marín
Admissions & Partnerships Manager
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Camila Marín : Admissions & Partnerships Manager
Camila graduated from the Andes University in Languages and Sociocultural Studies with a minor in Cultural Management. She worked with us in 2019 and re-joined Intern Colombia in April 2021 because she loves learning about new cultures and showing what being Colombian is all about. Camila has worked at the National Museum of Colombia and the Modern Museum of Bogota. She has also lived in Germany, England and USA. Her mother tongue is Spanish, but she speaks fluent English and German. Camila loves hanging out with friends, reading, playing sports, going to the cinema, art galleries and museums, and travelling. Her most recent trip was to Mexico.

Languages: Spanish (Native), English & German

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Paula Espeleta
Events & Cultural Coordinator
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Paula Espeleta : Events & Cultural Coordinator
Paula graduated in Social Communications & Journalism from La Sabana University. She lived for six months in Canada and was fascinated with the diversity of cultures that she discovered. She loves music and is passionate about dancing. Paula joined Intern Colombia to help people who visit Colombia have the best experience and leave delighted having experienced local cuisine and the typical music of this beautiful country.

Languages : Spanish (Native) and English

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Natalia Burgos
Events & Cultural Coordinator
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Natalia Burgos : Events & Cultural Coordinator

Natalia is a History student at the University of Antioquia. She is passionate about local culture and gastronomy, loves reading and Colombian literature - her favorite writer is Gabriel Garcia Marquez. She is excited to be able to show the best of Colombia to foreigners and change their perspectives through tourism.


Languages : Spanish (Native) and English

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Fernanda Gaitán
Events & Cultural Coordinator
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Fernanda Gaitán : Events & Cultural Coordinator

Fernanda is from Bogotá and is a graduate in Marketing and Advertising. She is passionate about travel & nature. Fernanda joined Intern Colombia to have the opportunity to show you her city, its historical essence, its diversity and its infinite ways of life. She looks forward to sharing & creating new experiences and sharing unforgettable moments.


Languages : Spanish (Native) and English

Matthew Barfield Intern Colombia
Matthew Barfield
Program Director
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