Álvaro Uribe served as President of Colombia from 2002 to 2010. During this time, he pursued a policy of securing the country IMF and World Bank loans through liberalisation of the economy, whilst maintaining a focus on social spending.
From 1986-94, Uribe served as a senator of Antioquia before standing as the region’s governor for the 1995-97 term. His rise through domestic politics led to a run as an independent liberal candidate in 2002, securing the presidency with a groundswell of unprecedented popular support.
A distinguished thinker on socioeconomic issues, after stepping down as President he was named Distinguished Scholar in the Practice of Global Leadership at Georgetown University (2010). He was subsequently given an honorary award by the Latin American Student Association of Georgetown (2011), for his leadership and commitment with the Latin American community of the University.
Spanish politician and lawyer, President of the Ciudadanos Party (2006-2019)
Secretary General of NATO (1995-1999), High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the EU (1999-2009)
Primer Minister of Sweden (1996- 2006)
Former US Presidential Candidate
Foreign Affairs & Internal Security Minister of Israel (1999-2001). Conflict Resolution Expert
Former Prime Minister of Ireland (Taoiseach) 1994-1997
Former EU ambassador to the US
UK Financial Services Secretary 2008-2010, Former President of Marks & Spencer
Jefe de la Casa de Su Majestad el Rey de España (2002-2011); miembro del Consejo de Estado de España; Director de la OID (2000-2002).