Loreto Leyton

Chile |  Executive Director, Chile Pacific Foundation

Executive Director, APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC)


Loreto Leyton is executive director of the Chile Pacific Foundation and served as executive director of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) in 2019. The Chile Pacific Foundation is Chile’s premier institution devoted to encouraging and promoting Chile’s strategic projection towards the Asia Pacific region. As a former diplomat of the Chilean Foreign Service, Leyton served five years at the Embassy of Chile in Argentina, five years at the Mission of Chile to the United Nations (UN), and two years as senior adviser to the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), among other postings. She has ample experience in international negotiations and affairs. During her work at the UN, she was elected vice-president of the Third Committee of the General Assembly and vice-president of the Commission on the Status of Women, both on behalf of Latin America.

Leyton was an event speaker at the Dialogue.

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