Juan Carlos Pinzón Bueno
Minister of National Defence
Ministry of National Defence of Colombia
Juan Carlos Pinzón Bueno is Minister of National Defence of Colombia. Prior, he served as Chief of Staff in the Office of the President of Colombia as well as Vice-Minister of Defense. Pinzón Bueno has also been Senior Adviser to the Executive Director of the World Bank, Vice-President of the Colombian Banking Association, Assistant Vice-President of Investment Banking at Citigroup, Private Secretary and Chief of Staff to the Minister of Finance of Colombia, and Economist for Colombia at Citigroup. Pinzón Bueno has an MA in Public Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School in Princeton University and an MSc in Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Colombia. He completed advanced studies in international relations and strategic studies at John Hopkins University, and in science and technology policy at Harvard University.