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Agüero, María Elena Agüero, María Elena

Agüero, María Elena

Secretary General of the Club de Madrid

AGÜERO, MARÍA ELENA

Secretary General of the Club de Madrid

Education:

Ms. Agüero holds Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service and Masters in Latin American Economic Development degrees from Georgetown University, as well as postgraduate studies at George Washington University.

Professional experience:

She is the current Club de Madrid's Secretary General

With over 30 years experience in the field of international development, particularly in Latin America, she has been part of the professional staff of the Interamerican Development Bank, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program, working extensively in these organization's Washington, Uruguay, Geneva, Brussels and Paris offices, and in their field offices. As project officer, sector specialist and senior adviser, in these organizations, she has done considerable project and programme work in a number of different areas, most recently in the fields of governance, State reform and civil society – governmental relations. She has also gathered significant experience on relations between international organizations, governmental and non-governmental organizations, national and international partners and counterparts.

Early in her career Ms. Agüero was trade policy officer at the U.S. Department of Treasury and research assistant at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.

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