Luis Guillermo Plata

President of ProBogotá Region / Colombia

Current president of ProBogotá Region – Foundation for the Advancement of the Capital Region, a body recently created by the private sector to work toward the development of the Colombian capital and increase its area of influence, Plata previously worked as minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism from 2007 to 2010. From 2002 to 2007, Plata was president of PROEXPORT (now Procolombia), transforming it into one of the most innovative organizations of its kind and receiving an award from the Global Bank in 2005 for his work. A graduate of Harvard Business School, he has extensive experience in the private sector from his time as a consultant for McKinsey & Co. and as an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. [Colombia] @LGPlata

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