The lecture will be in English and simultaneous translation will be available.
About the Speaker: H.E. Juan Alfredo Pinto Saavedra
Current Ambassador of Colombia to Turkey and Non-resident ambassador to Georgia, Iran and Pakistan. Economist and Agriculture Business administrator, specialist in Colombian Economy and private finance. Former Deputy Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism; Minister of Economic Development (e); member of the Parliament of the Republic of Colombia; President of the Association of Colombian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (ACOPI); President of the Latin American Confederation of the SME-CLAMPI; General Manager of the Aqueduct and Sewerage Company of Bogota. Throughout his career has been part of over 60 board of directors, including private institutions, universities, NGOs, business groups and financial institutions. In addition, He has written and published 27 books, translated into English, Hindi and Turkish.