Fernando Zavala is President of SABMiller Panama, the largest beverage producing company in Panama. Previously, he was Vice-President of Strategy at SABMiller Peru. Prior to joining SABMiller, Zavala worked in the Peruvian public sector for 11 years, having held the positions of Minister of Economy and Finance, Vice-Minister of Finance and General Manager of the Competition Agency (INDECOPI). Zavala has been the Peruvian Governor to the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank. He is actively involved with NGOs that work in improving the education in Peru. He is also a member of the board of directors of various important companies in the country. Zavala has an MBA from Birmingham University in the United Kingdom, a BSc in Economics from the Universidad del Pacifico and an MA in Enterprise Management from the Universidad de Piura.