What Comes after COVID? An Economic Outlook through the Lens of Latin AmericaVIDEO May 19, 2021
Speaker / Author
José De Gregorio, Ph.D.
José De Gregorio is a Full Professor and Dean of the School of Economics and Business of Universidad de Chile. He is also a nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, member of the board and financial advisor at several private companies and consultant in international financial organizations. He was the President of the Central Bank of Chile from 2007 until 2011, after being its Vice-President from 2003, and member of the Bank's Board from 2001. During 2000 and 2001, Mr. De Gregorio was Minister of Economy, Mining and Energy. Between 1997 and 2000 he was a professor ... Read More
Alfonso Prat-Gay was Minister of Treasury and Finance of Argentina from 2015 until 2016. Previously, he was a member of Congress (2009-2013), and president of the Central Bank of Argentina (2002-2004). Prat-Gay earned a degree in economics from the Universidad Católica Argentina in 1989. He is a PhD candidate the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his Master´s Degree in Economics in 1994. Shortly afterwards, Prat-Gay joined JPMorgan in New York and went on to work for the bank in its Buenos Aires and London branches until 2001. Back in Buenos Aires, he co-founded APL Economía, an economic consulting firm. In December ... Read More
Peter A. Gold, Esq.
Peter A. Gold, Esquire is the founder and president of TheGoldGroup, LLC ( www.thegoldgrp.com). The consultancy brings businesses, colleges and universities, governments and not-for-profits together to create value, seize new opportunities, leverage assets, and reduce exposure to the risks created by today’s global economy principally through identifying “high value” initiatives and stakeholders in new institutes, centers of excellence and other initiatives. TheGoldGroup, LLC assists its clients to obtain their individual objectives better, quicker and in a more cost effective and efficient manner. Representative projects for clients located in Arizona, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio and Geneva, Switzerland include creating a road map ... Read More
Mr. Leavenworth has over 20 years of professional experience in Latin America, from governmental roles to entrepreneurial ventures and finance. He is a founding partner of Afina and is primarily focused on managing and developing the firm’s relationships. Mr. Leavenworth also serves as Honorary Consul of Chile in Philadelphia with a jurisdiction that includes the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware and southern New Jersey. Prior to co-founding Afina in 2011, he founded Chispa Group LLC, an international consulting services firm, where he was involved in many different sectors and consulted on multi-billion dollar mining, energy, agriculture, and government projects. Previously, Mr. Leavenworth ... Read More
Joining in 2020, Lauren leads the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia as President and CEO, the 7th in the organization's more than 70-year history as one of the nation’s leading educational organizations on public and international affairs. Previously, Lauren was Deputy Commerce Director of International Business & Global Strategy for the City of Philadelphia. With a focus on global business attraction, foreign direct investment, and promoting exports, her work created hundreds of jobs and strengthened the local economy. She crafted the global strategy for Philadelphia and hosted delegations, diplomats, business and investors from abroad, and represented the City of Philadelphia ... Read More