Anabel González

Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Nonresident senior fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics and consultant on trade, investment and economic development. As former World Bank Senior Director of the Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice (2014-18), led the Bank's 500 people team on trade, investment, competitiveness, innovation and entrepreneurship. Previously, as Minister of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica (2010-14), led initiative to join the OECD, implemented six free trade agreements, enhanced the investment climate and contributed to the attraction of over 140 investment projects; also had a lead role in the Competitiveness and Innovation Council and chaired the Export Promotion Agency. Has held various positions including WTO Agriculture Division Director; IADB Senior International Consultant on Trade and Investment; Costa Rican Investment Promotion Board Director General. Member of the WEF Global Future Council on Trade & FDI. Has written and presented in over 60 countries across the world.

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