Luis Miguel Castilla

Peru  |  Former Finance Minister of Peru

Former Ambassador of Peru to the United States

+1-202-822-9002 ˙ ˙

Luis Miguel Castilla is a Peruvian economist. He was the Manager of the Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC. He was a visiting scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and previously served as the Peruvian ambassador to the United States. He was the minister of economy and finance under President Ollanta Humala from 2011-2014 and deputy minister of the treasury from 2010-2011. He also served as chief economist and corporate director of public policies and competitiveness for CAF – Development Bank of Latin America from 2006 to 2009.


Castilla joined the Dialogue as a Member in 2016.

Blog See all

Publio Gonzalez, a biologist with the Gorgas Institute, holds a bat June 6, 2018, in Meteti, Panama. Gonzalez and U.S. military doctors were participating in an Emerging Infectious Diseases Training Event, in which they received informational lectures from Panamanian infectious disease experts and field studies of possible virus-carrying wildlife and insects. The event took place during Exercise New Horizons 2018, which is a joint training exercise where U.S. military members conduct training in civil engineer, medical, and support services while benefiting the local community

Latin America and Covid-19: Conditions for a Sustained Recovery

Latin America and the Caribbean is confronting a severe recession with uncertain prospects. Although the recovery will primarily depend on external factors, three key components will determine whether the region is capable of sustaining its path of economic prosperity and social cohesion: sound economic management, access to external finance and delivery of quality public goods and services to all its citizens. Covid-19 introduces the sense of urgency as well as an opportunity to continue making real progress.

˙Luis Miguel Castilla

Events See all