Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz

Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz
  • Chief Executive
    International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

Studies, Harvard and Univ. de los Andes. Former: Co-Founder and Exec. Director, Fundaci+¦n Futuro Latinoamericano; Permanent Colombian Delegate in Geneva; Principal Adviser to Colombian Minister of Econ. Dev.; Chief Trade Negotiator; Chief of Administration, Office, President of Colombia; Spokesperson, G77; Colombian negotiator GATT/WTO. Since 1996, Chief Executive, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD); since 1997, Publisher, BRIDGES. Member of the Board, Meridian Institute (US) and various governance bodies of global policy initiatives. Author and Editor.