Miguel A. Porrúa

Spain |  Principal Sector Specialist, Digital Government, Inter-American Development Bank


Miguel A. Porrúa is the principal sector specialist in digital government and coordinator of the Data and Digital Government Cluster at the IFD/ICS Unit of the Inter-American Development Bank. Prior to this position, Porrúa was a senior e-Government Specialist at the Organization of American States where he managed the organization’s e-Government portfolio. Previously, Porrúa was the director of Government Relations for Latin America at the electronic government company govWorks where he oversaw various electronic government projects in the region. Prior to his arrival in the US, Porrúa lived in Montevideo where he managed projects related to the modernization of the public sector for the Spanish government. Porrúa obtained his bachelor’s degree in business and economics at the University of Oviedo and his MBA from Thunderbird Business School. Porrúa has written several articles and documents on electronic government and co-edited the book Latin America Puntogob. In 2019, apolitical included Porrúa among the 100 most influential people in digital government.

Porrúa was an event speaker at the Dialogue.