Simon Fraser University Presents:
Colombia’s Transformation: Good News in a Convoluted World: Business Opportunities in a Growing Middle Income Economy
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 4:30-6pm
WCC 470 Hamber Foundation Boardroom, 580 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
Join us for a presentation and discussion with the Colombian Ambassador to Canada Nicolas Lloreda-Ricaurte on the Colombian economy, political outlook, trade and investment, and business opportunities for Canadian companies.
His Excellency Nicolás Lloreda-Ricaurte, has served as Ambassador of Colombia to Canada since February 14, 2013. Previously (2010-2012), he served as the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Colombia in Washington, D.C. Between 2001-2010, Mr. Lloreda practiced law in Washington D.C., where he focused on international business transactions, trade, investment policy and international dispute resolution. Mr. Lloreda also served as Director General of the Andean Community (1997-2000), where he supervised the legal department and prosecuted and defended cases before the Andean Court of Justice. Earlier, Mr. Lloreda spent four years with the Colombian Government Trade Bureau in Washington, D.C. (1993-1997), where he served as Director of the Trade Bureau of the Colombian Embassy. In 2010, he was appointed as an arbitrator before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, ICSID. Mr lloreda is an attorney admitted to practice in Colombia, the State of New York and the District of Columbia.
This event is sponsored by SFU’s:
School for International Studies
Beedie School of Business
Institute for Diaspora Research & Engagement Development and Sustainability Group
Faculty of Environment: Professional Programs & Partnerships