Carlos Gustavo Cano Sanz - Codirector

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Carlos Gustavo Cano Sanz - Codirector

Place of Birth: Ibagué, Tolima

Date of Birth: Septiembre 5 de 1946

Profession: Economist



Academic Background:


  • Economist
    Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá 1970
  • Master of Economic
    University of Lancaster, England,1972
  • Major
    Government, Business and the International Economy, Harvard International
  • Economy
    Harvard University, Boston, 1981
  • Major
    Instituto de Alta Dirección Empresarial INALDE, Bogotá, 1986


Professional Experience:


  • Co-Director of the Board of Directors of the Banco de la República, February 2005 - Present date.
  • Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, August 7, 2002 – February 3, 2005
  • External Consultant on Alternative Development and Competitiveness in the Andean Region, Inter-American Institute of Co-operation on Agriculture, IICA, since 1999.
  • President, Comunican S.A. Newspaper El Espectador, 1996-1997
  • President, Caja Agraria, 1995-1996
  • Founder and Director, Corporación Colombia Internacional, 1993-1995
  • International Consultant on Strategic Planning, Inter-American Institute of Co-operation on Agriculture, IICA ( Costa Rica), 1992-1993
  • President, Sociedad de Agricultores de Colombia, SAC, 1990-1991
  • General Manager, Federación Nacional de Arroceros, FEDEARROZ
  • General Manger, Complejo Agroindustrial del Tolima S.A, CATSA, 1979-1982
  • Financial Director, Export director, and General Manager, Textiles Espinal S.A., TEXPINAL, 1973-1974