Alberto Alemán

Director, Proinvex Panama, Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Panama, Panama City

Alberto is responsible for the government investment promotion agency´s strategies and efforts to attract, retain and grow foreign direct investment, with a view to fostering social and economic development. Focusing on key strategic sectors, mainly multimodal logistics, transnational services, energy and tourism, PROINVEX has been instrumental in positioning Panama as the receptor of nearly half of all FDI coming into Central America, with a sustained growth rate of 17%, amounting to nearly 10% of the country´s GDP.
As Chief of Staff and Political Counsellor for the Permanent Mission of Panama to the United Nations in New York, Alberto represented the country´s interests in the Second Committee for Financial and Economic Affairs of the UN General Assembly, as well as in various multilateral fora.


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