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Leonardo Arregoces

Director of Medicines, and other Health Technologies. Ministry of Health

COLOMBIA INVESTMENT SUMMIT 2019 - Leonardo Arregoces
  • Leonardo Arregoces is a physician and surgeon from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, graduated in 1999. He developed his master's degree at the LSE in Health Policy Planning and Finance, from which he graduated with merit in 2009. In 2013 he entered the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where he obtained his PhD in research aimed at improving the accuracy of budget impact analysis estimates by better estimating the consumption rate of new drugs.

  • He was a research assistant in 2008 for mental health literature reviews in Europe and in 2012 served as a researcher for the district health authority in Bogotá.

  • From 2010 to 2013 he was a consultant to the Ministry of Health where he conducted an analysis of adverse selection in the Colombian health insurance market and provided solutions as well as supporting the updating of the health benefit basket and designing a scorecard for evaluating the performance of health insurers, health service providers and local health authorities.

  • After his PhD he developed as a Senior Consultant in the consulting firm G Exponencial until April 2019 and then as a consultant in the firm Health Economics Consultant.

  • He is currently the Director of Medicines and other Technologies of the Ministry of Health since April of this year.