Luis Porto is the Senior Advisor and Strategic Counsel for Organizational Development and Management for Results at the Organization of American States (OAS). He previously served as Vice Minister of Economy and Finance from August 2011 to April 2013, and as Deputy Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay from May 2013 to March 1, 2015. He has worked as a senior consultant at both the national (in both the public and private sectors) and international level. He has worked for the Organization of American States, the Inter-American Development Bank, the United Nations Development Program, among others, and has served as an international consultant in Haiti, Honduras, Guatemala, Panama and Paraguay. He has also held different teaching roles, including Professor of Industrial Economics at the Universidad de La República in Uruguay, from 1994 to 2015.
He has published multiple books and articles on topics such as financial systems, competitiveness, investments and productivity. He holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Leuven in Belgium.
Luis Porto was an event speaker at the Dialogue.