Andrés A. van der Horst
Secretary of State for the Competitiveness and Productive Development
National Competitiveness Council
BA in Business Administration, Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra, Santo Domingo; MA in International Marketing and Commerce, Barcelona University High Management and Direction School; 1999, MBA in Finance and MA in Science of Strategic Management, University of Miami; studies in Public Administration and Leadership, John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Formerly: Member, Dominican Republic Official Negotiating Team for Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement; Chief Negotiator, Trade Capacity Building Chapter. Member, negotiation team for Cross-Border Services Chapter. Currently, Secretary of State and President, Competitiveness National Council, Dominican Republic; President, Inter-American Competitiveness Network.