Loreto Leyton is the executive director of the Chile Pacific Foundation and currently is serving as executive director of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) since 2019. As a former diplomat of the Chilean Foreign Service, she served, among other postings, 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). 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.