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Ángela María Orozco Gómez

Minister of Transport

COLOMBIA INVESTMENT SUMMIT 2019 - Ángela María Orozco Gómez
  • Ángela María Orozco Gómez is a Barranquilla lawyer from Universidad Javeriana with a Master's degree in Comparative Jurisprudence from the University of Texas (United States), a specialist in Economic Law from the Externado University of Colombia and a Fellow at the Yale World Yale University (2003). She was designated as one of the 100 global leaders of tomorrow by the World Economic Forum (2000), as one of the 10 outstanding young people of Colombia by the Junior Chamber of Colombia (2000) and as the year's Foreign Trade executive by the Association of Foreign Trade Directors 2001).

  • She has worked in the public sector as Minister of Foreign Trade (2002), President of Proexport (2000-2002) and Vice Minister of Foreign Trade (1998-2000).

  • She excelled in positions such as General and International Manager and Vice President of the Colombian Association of Flower Exporters (Asocolflores, 1995-1998), Head of the legal office of the Superintendency of Securities, where she was also an advisor (1994-1995), Associate Lawyer in Araújo Ibarra & Asociados (1993-1994); Economic Advisor to the Embassy of the United States (1993).

  • Deputy Director of Trade Promotion Instruments (1992-1993) and Head of the Legal Division of the Commercial Practice of Incomex (1990-1992). She has also served as a member of international trade dispute settlement panels within the framework of the WTO (2015-2016) and ALADI (2004).