Founded in Peru, our mission is to create natural, all-purpose clothing for people who love the outdoors. We’re doing this by innovating with alpaca fiber and other materials that are healthier for people and the planet, so that consumers can connect to our natural world, make more conscious choices, and support the communities where our products come from.
Legendary Quechua weaver, Nilda Callañaupa, joins forces to maintain Inca traditions by overseeing teams of women textile weaversRead More
Founder / CEO
Kris lives at the intersection between nature + science. He's an animal lover, the father of three baby alpacas and one stray dog from Perú.
Zael has been a part of Paka from the start. He's the mastermind behind our mascot, Sebastian the Alpaca. What a thing to be alive!
Head of Weaving
Since 1996, Nilda has served as director of the Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco or CTTC. A legendary weaver in her own right, Nilda's team is at the core of everything Paka creates.
Head of Perú
Based in Lima, Gisella has 20+ years experience running the alpaca game across Lima, Cusco, and Arequipa.
Head of Communications
The incarnation of an ancient soul most recently known to also inhabit Tinkerbell, Paris is actively growing her own pair of wings here at Paka.
Head of Operations
A boiled-carrot aficionado from Lima, Andrea helps make sure everything runs smoothly between our communities across the Americas.
Customer Happiness Manager
You've probably already talked with him, but Victor makes sure all our customers are taken care of. Based in Peru, he's always looking to take up new challenges.
Head of Customer Happiness
Mellanie makes sure you're provided with exceptional, personal customer service. You can find her making a mess in her kitchen or getting muddy outside in her free time.
An explorer and photographer, Jillian has a policy to never leave the house without a camera.
Averie has been working with local artisans to produce textiles and apparel in Guatemala since 2014. She's originally from Colorado and loves getting out into the mountains.
Work with the Earth to make a better planet.