E15 Experts are leading thinkers and practitioners from developed and developing countries reflecting a wide range of perspectives on trade and sustainable development. The experts’ participation in any E15 activity is on a personal basis and does not represent an official commitment of the organisations they are affiliated with.
Law Degree, University of Costa Rica; Master’s Degree in Law and International Trade, Georgetown University. Senior Trade and Competitiveness Director, World Bank. Over twenty years of involvement in trade and investment matters internationally and domestically. Former: Minister of Foreign Trade, Costa Rica; Principal trade and investment policy advisor, negotiator and spokesperson on trade and investment issues to the Costa Rican President; Senior advisor on trade and integration, Inter American Development Bank; Director of the Agriculture Division, World Trade Organization; Chief Negotiator for Costa Rica in the Central America-United States-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement; Director General, Costa Rican Investment Board; Vice Minister of Foreign Trade, Costa Rica; international advisor; Director of International Trade Negotiations and Chief of Staff of the Minister’s Office at the Ministry of Foreign Trade.