CAF, Development Bank of Latin America
Mr. Díaz-Granados holds a law degree specializing in Government and Finance from Colombia’s Externado University, with postgraduate studies in Public Management for Social Development from INAP (Spain). He studied constitutional law at the University of Salamanca (Spain). In Colombia, he has held the positions of minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Vice Minister of Business Development and President of the Boards of Directors of Bancoldex and ProColombia. He has also served as congressman and chairman of the Economic Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives. Diaz-Granados also served as Advisor to the Minister of Finance and Public Credit. He was a Congressman and chairman of the Congressional Committee on Economic Affairs. He served as president of the Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies, the largest association in the tourism sector. Before joining CAF, he served between 2015 and August 2021 as Executive Director for Colombia and Peru in the IDB Group, which is composed of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest and IDB Lab.