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President

Alberto Benegas Lynch (h) PhD in Economics and a PhD in Management Sciences. President of the Economic Sciences Section of the National Academy of Sciences and member of the National Academy of Economic Sciences. Author of seventeen books. He was a tenured professor at the Buenos Aires University (UBA), and taught in five Faculties: Economic Sciences, Law, Engineering, Sociology and History of Philosophy and Letters. He was Director of the Department of Doctorate of the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the National University of La Plata and Rector of ESEADE where he is Professor Emeritus. He was an economic advisor to the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange, the Argentine Chamber of Commerce, the Argentine Rural Society and the Inter-American Council for Trade and Production.

Members

José Ignacio Abó Zumarán is a Computer Engineer from the University of the Republic (Uruguay). Master in Business Management and Administration, Institute of Business Studies of Montevideo (I.E.E.M.), University of Montevideo. Ph.D. in Business Administration, IESE, University of Navarra. Professor of Commercial Management at IEEM. University of Montevideo, Catholic University of Uruguay and Invited Professor of the IDE (Ecuador) and INALDE (Colombia).

 

 

Marcos Aguinis he is a Doctor, Ph.D. in Psychiatry and author of numerous novels, essays and biographies. He has given conferences in Spain, Germany, Italy, Israel and the United States. He has received honorary doctorates, decorations and prizes, including the Planeta Award from the Argentine Society of Writers, the Order of Arts and Letters of France and an honorary doctorate from the University of Tel Aviv. His best known works are: The praise of guilt, The feat of the pig, the inverted cross, The conspiracy of idiots, Maimonides, Assault on paradise, The passion according to Carmela, The value of writing and The atrocious charm of being Argentine, among other.

 

 

Julián A. de Diego he is a lawyer (U.C.A., 1975), head of the Study that bears his name, leader in business labor counseling. It is considered by the specialized media and by the world as a reference in the labor market, with a clear orientation in the defense of the interests of employers and the institutions that group them. Chairman at Thomson Reuters Human Resources Magazine. He is also Ordinary Professor of Labor Law and Social Security at the UCA and Director of the Postgraduate Course in Strategic Human Resources Management at the UCA.

 

 

Enrique Aguilar Doctorate in Political Sciences. He was Director of the Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations of the UCA and later Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences is this same university. He currently serves as Director of the Doctorate in Political Science. He is a professor of Political Theory at the UCA, the Austral University, UCEMA, FLACSO and ESEADE. He is a member of the Criteria Editorial Board and the Academic Committee of several national and international scientific journals. He has taught courses and conferences in different universities and academic centers in the country and abroad. Author of several publications on topics of his specialty, among which we should mention the book Alexis de Tocqueville. An introductory reading, published by Sudamericana editorial.

 

 

Jorge C. ÁvilaHe holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago and a degree in Economics from the National University of La Plata. Professor of Economics at the University of CEMA. Editor of the blog JorgeAvilaOpina.com. He is a columnist in various graphic media and author or co-author of numerous books. Former partner and Chief Economist of Macroeconómica S.A., Study in Economics and Finance. Former National Deputy Director of Investigations and Fiscal Analysis of the Ministry of Finance. Consultant member of CARI and partner of the Civil Association UCEMA.

 

 

Enrique Blasco Garma is Ph.D & M.A. in Economics by the University of Chicago and Bachelor of Economics by the UBA. He joined the Workshop on Money and Banking, directed by Milton Friedman. Holder of BG Consulting and IDB consultant. Professor of ESEADE. He taught and was a member of the Evaluation Committee of the Global Executive MBA of Universiat St. Gallen (Switzerland). Director of Telefónica Móviles Argentina S.A. and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Partner and Executive Vice President of Motorsab S.A. for Argentina and Uruguay of SAAB Automóviles AB, of General Motors. Partner and Executive Vice President of Argemofin S.A. Director of the Association of Specialized Banking. He was Deputy General Manager of the BCRA and Deputy Secretary of Finance and Director of the Bank of the Province of Buenos Aires.

 

 

zanottGabriel Zanotti He holds a PhD in Philosophy from the Universidad Católica Argentina, author of numerous publications, lecturer and university professor at universities in Argentina and abroad. Zanotti is also the Academic Director of the Acton Argentina Institute, an organization that promotes liberal ideas within the Catholic tradition.

 

 

Zablotsky06Edgardo Zablotsky is Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago, 1992. He holds the positions of Associate Professor and Vice-Rector of the University of CEMA. In November 2015, he was elected a Member of the National Academy of Education. Consultant and lecturer in public policies in the educational area, he focuses his interest in two fields of research: non-assistance philanthropy and the problems associated with education in our country.

 

 

Diana MondinoDiana Mondino She is Director of Institutional Affairs of CEMA and professor of Finance in the Master in Finance and Master in Business Management. Diana has been the Independent Director of Pampa Energia SA (PAM), a holding company listed on the NYSE. In 2008 he carried the Olympic Torch in China for the Beijing Olympics. Until 2005, it was Region Head for Latin America of Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, based in New York, and with responsibilities for the company’s activities in the region, with offices in Buenos Aires, Mexico, Sao Paulo and New York. In 1991, he founded the company Risk Analysis, Risk Qualifier, which was an integral part of the development of capital markets in Argentina. After completing your Master in Business Administration; (Major in Marketing and Finance) at IESE, Spain, Diana was Director of Studies at CEMA, where she directed the first Master in Business Management to be delivered in Argentina, in 1987.

 

 

Hernán Bonilla He holds a degree in Economics from the University of the Republic and a Master’s in Economics from the ORT University, Uruguay. He has published works and given lectures in his country and abroad. He was awarded by the National Academy of Economics of Uruguay, an institution of which he is an Academician. He was a professor at the University of the Republic and the University of Business. He is a professor at ORT University. He is a columnist for the newspaper El País. He is a substitute National Representative for the National Party for the period 2010-2014.

 

 

Carlos Francisco Cáceres Contreras He is a Commercial Engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso and an MBA from Cornell University. He has done postgraduate studies at the Harvard Business School and has been Dean and Professor at the Business School of Valparaíso and the Adolfo Ibáñez University. He is currently President of its Business Council and Professor of its MBA Program. He is also a member of the Business Advisory Council of the Universidad del Desarrollo. President of the Liberty and Development Institute and member of the Board of Directors of several private companies and non-profit institutions. He is also a member of the Advisory Council for Latin America of the Business School of Harvard University, of the Council of the Business School of El Salvador (ESEN), of the Mont Pelerin Society and of the College of Engineers of Chile and of the Academy Chilean Social Sciences, Politics and Morals. He has been President of the Central Bank, Minister of Finance, Member of the Council of State and Minister of the Interior of the Chilean State.

 

 

Roberto H. Cachanosky He holds a BA in Economics from the Universidad Católica Argentina. He is an economic consultant and author of the books “Economía para todos” (Temas, 2002) and “El síndrome argentino” (Ediciones B, 2006). He works as a columnist for the newspaper La Nación and previously worked for the newspapers La Prensa (1985-1992), El Cronista Comercial (1992-2001) and La Nueva Provincia de Bahía Blanca (1992-1998). He is the host of the TV show “El Informe Económico”. In addition, he is a tenured professor of Applied Economics of the Master of Economics and Administration of ESEADE, and of Macroeconomic Theory in the Master of Economics and Administration of CEYCE. He is President of the Center for Economic and Institutional Studies. He was an economic adviser to the Argentine Chamber of Commerce (1983-2002) and the Argentine Chamber of Importers (1992-1993). Visit his personal blog here.

 

 

Jorge Vanossi He is a Lawyer with Diploma of Honor by the UBA and Dr. in Law and Social Sciences from 3 national universities (UBA, UNLP and UNL), and member of 4 National Academies of Buenos Aires and 2 Royal Academies of Spain. Four times Deputy in the Argentine Parliament, he was President of the Constitutional Affairs Committee, Vice President of the Chamber and President of the Bloque. He received the Konex Platinum Award for the best legislative performance. He was also Minister of Justice and Human Rights (year 2002), Legal Secretary of the Supreme Court of Justice and the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation since 2002. Vanossi was Full Professor at UBA and UNLP; where he is currently Honorary Professor, and Academic Secretary of the UBA. In addition, he is the author of 17 books and more than 300 essays on Public Law issues, and has been President of the Argentine Federation of Bar Associations, of the Argentine Institute of Legislative Studies, of the Argentine Association of Comparative Law, of the Federation Interamericana de Abogados (“Inter-American Bar Association”), and President of the National Academy of Moral and Political Sciences (period 2011-2013), among others. He is currently an associate member of the International Academy of Comparative Law in The Hague and the Société de Législation Comparée (Paris).

 

 

Emilio CardenasEmilio J. Cárdenas is Executive Director of HSBC Argentina Holdings S.A. Lawyer by Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires and Master of Comparative Law by the University of Michigan. Professor of Law at the University of Buenos Aires, the Catholic University of Argentina and the University of Illinois. He was Ambassador and Representative of the Argentine Republic before the United Nations and Argentine Ambassador to Dominica and Guyana. In 1997, he was appointed Personal Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations in Iraq. President of the International Bar Association and member of the International Advisory Committee of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. In 1999 he was appointed by the Secretary General of the United Nations, member of the United Nations Investment Committee.

 

 

Juan Pablo Couyoumdjian He holds a degree in Economics and a Business Engineer from the University of Chile and Ph.D. in Economics by George Mason University. He has specialized in Political Economy, Institutional Economics, Economic Theory of Entrepreneurship, Economic and Business History. He is currently a professor and researcher at the Universidad del Desarrollo, in Santiago, Chile.

 

 

Pablo da Silveira He holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Leuven (Belgium). He is Professor of Political Philosophy and Director of the Government of Education Program at the Catholic University of Uruguay and Academic Vice-Rector of the same. He is a researcher accredited by the Uruguayan National System of Researchers, and is part of the appeal court for the Social Sciences Area. He is a member of the editorial board and referee of several academic journals. He has been a professor at several universities. Columnist of the newspaper El País, Montevideo.

 

 

José María Dagnino Pastore he was twice Economy Minister of Argentina. As a businessman, he has held executive positions at Loma Negra S.A. (since 1987), Air Liquide, Pirelli (since 1980) and Banco Sudameris. He chairs the National Academy of Economic Sciences and the Foundation of the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange. He is also a board member of the Latin American Economic Research Foundation (FIEL) and the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI).

 

 

Felipe de la BalzeFelipe A. M. de la Balze He is an academic, economist, businessman, adviser to companies and banks, specialist in international issues and agricultural producer. General Secretary of the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI). Member of the Board of Directors and / or senior advisor of several large national companies. In the past, he was an economist at the World Bank, vice president of Citibank and the First Boston Corporation and senior advisor for Latin America for Lazard Frères and the Latin American Enterprise Fund. He is a member of the National Academy of Moral and Political Sciences and of the National Academy of Business Sciences. He has served as Professor of International Economics at the Foreign Service Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Higher Course of the Joint Staff of the Armed Forces, FLACSO, the Torcuato Di Tella University, the University of Belgrano and the Argentine Market Institute. Capitals In addition, he has published more than ten books and is also the author of numerous articles on the insertion of Argentina in the economy and international politics, published in various international journals, and is a Sunday columnist for the newspaper Clarín. He completed his university studies at the Institut d’Études Politiques of the University of Paris, Princeton University and the London School of Economics (Great Britain).

 

 

Enrique Ghersi He is a lawyer graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru with a Master’s degree in Civil Law from the same university. He has been Deputy for Lima and Member of the Bicameral Budget Commission. Co-author of El Otro Sendero, together with Hernando de Soto and Mario Ghibellini, publishes frequently. He is Professor of Economics and Law at the University of Lima. He is also an Associate Academician of the Cato Institute and Vice President of the Mont Peleryn Society. He specializes in Economic Analysis of Economic Criminal Law and Law.

 

 

Martín Krause He graduated as Doctor in Administration from the Catholic University of La Plata (1978). Since then he has been mainly dedicated to academic and consulting tasks in the field of economics. In 1998, he was elected as a Tenured Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires. He is also a professor at the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the same university and visiting professor at the Francisco Marroquín University in Guatemala. He was professor and rector of the ESEADE graduate school. He is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society and has received several awards and scholarships, among which are the Annual Award 2007 of the Academy of Sciences of the City of Buenos Aires “Law & Economics”, the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships in 1993 and the Freedom Project of the John Templeton Foundation in 1999 and 2000. He has published several books: Economy, Institutions and Public Policies (Buenos Aires: The Law, 2011), Elements of Political Economy (The Law, 2007), By the eye of a needle: ethics, business and money in today’s world (Aguilar, 2007), Economic Analysis of Law (La Ley, 2005) Economy for Entrepreneurs (Aguilar, 2004), The Economy explained to my children (Aguilar, 2003), among others, besides chapters of books and numerous articles in academic magazines and in newspapers of all America.

 

 

Martín Lagos He obtained his degree in economics in 1968 at the Catholic University of Argentina, doing post-graduate studies in 1970 and 71 at Columbia University, with the support of FIEL and the Ford Foundation. In 1988 he was honored with the prestigious Eisenhower scholarship to deepen his knowledge about economic policy in the US and has been a member of the Superior Council of the CEMA University since its foundation in 1978, being its president since 2010. He has published numerous works and Articles on economic policy in the main media of the country. He was Vice President of the Central Bank in 1981 and from November 1996 to April 2001. He was Economic Advisor, Chief of Advisors, Chief Economist and Executive Director of institutions dedicated to research in economic policy and financial markets, such as the Ministry of Economy , FIEL, the Argentine Business Council, BankBoston, PROECO and Scudder, Stevens & Clark. After leaving the vice presidency of the Central Bank and until 2008, he served as Vice President of Deposit Insurance S.A. (SEDESA), also acting as an independent consultant specializing in financial issues, banking regulation and monetary policy.

 

 

Roberto Durrieu He studied Law at the University of Buenos Aires. In 1967, he traveled to the United States with a scholarship from the Department of State of that country, to study his political, legal and university system. From 1981 to 1983 he was Academic Secretary and Member of the Advisory Board of the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires. He served as a professor of Criminal Law II at the Austral University (1996-1998) and since 1992 is Professor of Criminal Law II of the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Argentina. With a broad activity teaching postgraduate courses, he is currently a professor of specialization in Economic Criminal Law at the UCA and at the Austral University. In 2004, Dr. Durrieu was appointed Honorary Professor of the Catholic University of Argentina and Doctor “Honoris Causa” of the Catholic University of Salta. In criminal matters, Dr. Roberto Durrieu has given numerous lectures, courses and seminars, covering issues such as corporate crimes, criminal tax law, ecological and money laundering prevention. In addition, he is the author of several works in criminal law published in newspapers and specialized magazines, including La Ley, El Derecho and La Nación newspaper.

 

 

Pablo María Leclercq is Civil Engineer, UBA. Post Graduate Studies in France. It was Mtro. of Economy and Public Works of Chubut. He was National Director of Serv. Hydraulics, Secretary of State for Public Services of the Nation and Consultant in the IDB and in the OAS. He has been Director and President of different Cías. linked to energy and telecommunications. He is Director and shareholder of Grupo de Desarrollo SA. He was Prof. in the U. del Salvador, Coordinator of the programs of Recreating in the 2003 presidential campaign. Co-founder, co-director and prof. of the Political Training School of Recreating. Publication of hundreds of signed articles in different publications.

 

 

Ricardo López Murphy He has a degree in Economics from La Plata University. Prestigious academic career for 25 years (University of La Plata, University of San Andrés, University of Buenos Aires and the University of Mar del Plata) He held the Ministry of Defense of the Argentine Republic from December 1999 to March 2001, and the Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure of the Argentine Republic in March 2001. He was the presidential candidate of the Federal Movement Recreating in the 2003 elections, obtaining the third place with 18% of the votes, just 4 points from former President Kirchner. chairs the Republican Civic Foundation, where he works on the preparation of public policy projects.

 

 

Héctor A. Mairal He is a member and member of the Board of Directors of Estudio Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal. Expert in Administrative and Business Law. He has advised innumerable public tenders, administrative contracts and resulting litigation. Previously, he was a partner of Estudio Klein & Mairal and also worked in the Foreign Investment Promotion Service of the National Ministry of Economy and in the National Foreign Trade Office. Since 1965 Dr. Mairal has been Professor of Administrative Law at the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires. He has participated in innumerable conferences and conferences in the country and abroad. He is the author of several books, as well as a large number of articles published by specialized magazines, both nationally and internationally. He is currently a member of the Argentine Association of Administrative Law, the Argentine Association of Comparative Law, the Bar Association of Buenos Aires and the International Bar Association.

 

 

Carlos A. Manfroni is a lawyer graduated from the UBA. Certified Fraud Examiner (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Austin, Texas). He was part of the OAS Group of Experts that drafted the Inter-American Convention against Corruption, in Washington D.C. and Caracas. He obtained, in consecutive years, the First Prize to the Legal Book of the Inter-American Bar Association. He was the only Argentine guest at the First World Conference on Ethics in Government, organized by the United States Information Agency and the United States Office of Government Ethics, in 1994, in Washington D.C. He participated as guest of the anti-corruption conference organized and moderated by Al Gore, as Vice President of the United States, in February 1999, at the State Department. He is a member of the executive committee of CELTYV (Center for Legal Studies on Terrorism and its Victims). He directs the course “International Rules against Corruption”, in the Postgraduate Course in Law of the UCA. He was an independent candidate for Deputy Chief of Government of the City of Buenos Aires, for the party Recreate for Growth, in 2003. He works as a consultant in anti-corruption programs for various international organizations and foreign agencies. He wrote numerous articles in newspapers of Argentina and abroad. He has given courses and conferences on subjects of his specialty in almost all the countries of America.

 

 

Francisco Mezzadri He is an Economist. He completed his doctoral studies in economics at Stanford University, California, United States of America. He was Chief Economist of the Department of Economic Affairs of the Inter-American Economic and Social Council based in Washington DC, USA. UU, and Director of the Inter-American Center for Social Development of the Organization of American States (OAS), based in Argentina. He has been a consultant to the OAS, the Inter-American Development Bank and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). He has participated in directories of national and European companies in Argentina, and between 1993 and 2005 he was President of the business group of CMS Energy Corporation (USA) in Argentina with investments in generation and distribution of electricity and transportation of natural gas. Between 2001 and 2005 he was a founding member and President of the Argentine Chamber of Investors in the Electricity Sector. He works as a consultant in Economics and Energy matters and is a Board Member of the Argentine Council for International Relations (C.A.R.I.).

 

 

Carlos A. Montane He was born in Havana, Cuba and was imprisoned by the Castro regime accused of counterrevolutionary activities. He obtained a Master’s degree in Literature from the University of Miami. Since 1970 he lives in Madrid. He has taught in various Latin American and Spanish universities. In 1989 he founded the Cuban Liberal Union. He is the author of “Journey to the heart of Cuba”, “The key to prosperity”, “Of literature considered as a form of urticaria”, “The eye of the cyclone”, “Fidel Castro and the Cuban revolution”, “La libertad and his enemies, “” The last battle of the cold war, “Let’s not lose the twenty-first century,” “How and why communism fell,” “Latin Americans and the West,” and co-authored with Alvaro Vargas Llosa. and Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza, “Handbook of the perfect Latin American idiot.” Weekly his columns are published in various newspapers of the Spanish-speaking world.

 

 

Agustín Monteverde He holds a Ph.D. in Economics, holder of M & A / InC., a recognized specialist in economy of conjuncture, finance and political risk. Professor of the CEMA. Author and co-author of several books and professional articles. Frequent columnist in important national newspapers. He was Counselor of the Professional Council of Economic Sciences and director of various organizations. He directed areas of Finance, Planning and Government in frontline banks.

 

 

Emilio OcampoEmilio Ocampo He graduated with a BA in Economics from the UBA and an MBA from the University of Chicago. For 15 years he worked as an executive of first-line banks in New York and London. In 2002 he took a sabbatical year to write a book about the war between Argentina and Brazil (1825-1828). From then on he developed an intense activity as a historian that gave rise to five books and numerous articles. His latest book, “The Age of the Bubble”, explains the origins of the financial crisis of 2008. He is a financial consultant, professor at the UCEMA, President of the Board of Directors of HelpArgentina and Fellow of the International Napoleonic Society. Write regularly on topics of history and economy in La Nación and Ámbito Financiero.

 

 

Luis Pazos He is a Lawyer of the Free School of Law. He studied Public Adm. At the University of New York. Master’s and Doctorate in the Faculty of Law of the UNAM. Doctorate Honoris Causa in Social Sciences from F. Marroquín University (Guatemala). Prof. in the Faculty of Law of the UNAM, in the Free School of Law and in the F. Marroquín University. Pte. De la Com. of Pto and Cta. Public, in the Chamber of Deputies of the H. Congress of the Union. He was Dir. Gral. Del BANOBRAS 2003-2006. He is President of the CONDUSEF. Editorialist on economic and financial issues in several newspapers and magazines in Mexico, Central and South America for three decades. He has been a radio and television commentator.

 

 

Carlos Rodríguez Braun  He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Complutense University of Madrid and a professor of History of Economic Thought at the same university. Author of twenty books; the most recent are: Ten liberal essays (2008), Economics of non-economists (2011) and Liberalism is not sin: the economy in five lessons (with J.R.Rallo, 2011). Corresponding member of the National Academy of Economic Sciences of Argentina and visiting professor of the Francisco Marroquín University, he is a member of several scientific associations and of the Mont Pèlerin Society. Visit his personal blog here.

 

 

carlos sabinoCarlos Sabino is a Licentiate in Sociology UBA where he also taught. He was Professor at Universidad del Norte, Chile. Professor at the Central University of Venezuela and is Doctor in Social Sciences for the same. Professor at the Center for Study of Public Choice of the George Mason University (USA). Professor at the F. Marroquín University (Guatemala). Member of the Mont Pèlerin Society, collaborator of the Center for Global Prosperity, of CEDICE and of the Fund. International for Freedom. He is correspondent of the AIPE, and collaborates with CADAL./p>

 

Osvaldo Schenone is Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago. Master of Arts in Economics, University of Chicago. National Public Accountant, National University of Cuyo. He has been a professor at the Catholic University of Chile, California (Los Angeles, USA), Montevideo, Virginia (USA), Francisco Marroquín, and director of the Master’s Degree in Economics at the University of San Andrés. He has also been Director of the Investigations Department of the Fund. F. A. von Hayek. Awarded with Diploma of Merit – Konex Award 2006.

 

 

Juan Vicente Sola He has a PhD in Law and a PhD in Economics. He is Director of the Master of Law and Economics at the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires. He is a member of the National Academy of Moral and Political Sciences and is Director of the Methodology Institute of the Social Sciences of the same National Academy. He is the author of numerous essays and books including Consitución y economía and Judicial control of constitutionality.

 

 

Jorge L. Tersoglio is Civil Engineer (UBA); B.Sc. in Operation Research (London School of Economics) and Ph. D. (cand.) in Agricultural Economics (Purdue University). Most of his professional activity was developed at the World Bank, occupying various positions within the institution, but he also performed for short periods of time in the official sector and in private activity in the Argentine Republic, as well as in the USA. Since 1997 he has focused his professional activity on teaching, a task that he carries out at the Technological Institute of Buenos Aires and to which he currently belongs in his capacity as Full Professor. He is the author of a book and about 50 research works in various areas of knowledge.

 

 

Ian Vásquez He is Director of the Center for Global Freedom and Prosperity at the Cato Institute. He has published articles in newspapers in the United States and Latin America and has appeared on television networks. He is a member of the Mont Pèlerin Society and the Council on Foreign Relations. He received his BA from Northwestern University and his MA from the School of International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He worked on inter-American affairs at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and at Caribbean / Latin American Action.

 

 

Ludovico A. Videla is a Lic. and Doctor in Economics (UCA). PhD Program in Philosophy (U. de Navarra- Actual). In the UCA he has been Dean, Counselor, Secretary, Director, Prof. holder of several chairs and Director of the Values Magazine. He was visiting Prof. of the U. de San Pablo and the U. of Richmond. He has served as Director and Chairman of several Cías. Financial He has been Vice Pte Segundo and Director of the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic and Chief Adviser to the Minister of Economy (1982). It’s Dir. Exec. of the Fund. Bunge y Born and works as a teacher at the UCA and at ESEADE. He has received several academic awards for his career.

 

 

Emilio ApudEmilio José Apud He is an Industrial Engineer, graduated from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). He has postgraduate degrees in Energy Economics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Buenos Aires; in Regional Economic Analysis, Institute of Economic and Social Development, and specialization in Energy Conservation. Dupont de Nemours, WL, USA. Training in Management Control. Level. Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is the owner of Apud & Asociados, a consultant in energy and environment (since 2005), president of BAE SA, construction-developer (since 1990), president of Ambiental S.A. – Environmental Consultant (1989-2002), president of ECCE Ingenieros Consultores SRL-Energy consultant (1978/1990), partner and Director of AMPAR, Paraguayan consultant (since 1992), and partner and Director of Ecoriental, Uruguayan consultant ( since 1994). He was a consultant to the National Commission for Space Activities, CONAE (2009 – 2011), director of CAMMESA, 2007-2008, secretary of Energy and Mining of the Nation, (2001), vice president of CTM, Salto Grande, (2000-2001) and guest panelist of the Seminar “Regional Economic Blocks and Multilateral Free Trade”, Geneva, Brussels (1999), as well as founder and former vice president of the IAE, Institute of Energy G. Mosconi (1983-1989). As a teacher, he has served as assistant in the Chair of Evaluation of Water Use of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Buenos Aires (1974/1975 and 1983), as guest professor at UCEMA, in energy policy classes, and as a professor in the School of Political Training of Recreating, in: Energy and Environment. He is also a guest columnist for the newspapers La Nación, Clarín and Editorial Perfil, and author of numerous publications.

 

 

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