María del Mar Palau
Vice Minister of Business Development, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Colombia
She is Vice-Minister of Business Development, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Colombia. Master’s Degree in Economics. She has great experience in the fields of corporate strategy, international negotiations, foreign trade and project management. She was the National Director of Strategy in the National Business Association of Colombia (ANDI), where she also served as Executive Director of the Cámara de la Cadena Algodón, Fibras, Textil y Confecciones. She has been involved in the Productive Transformation Program (PTP) of the MinCIT and she has worked for Los Andes University, where she managed a BID-funded project in the Centre for Economic Development Studies (CEDE).