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Jorge Triaca

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Labor Minister of Argentina

Full Biography

Jorge Triaca has served as Argentina’s labor minister since he was nominated by President Mauricio Macri in 2015. Prior to this role, he served as a national legislator representing Buenos Aires City for the Propuesta Republicana, or PRO party, elected in 2009 and again in 2013. He holds a Bachelor’s in Economics from the Universidad de San Andrés, and a Master’s in Public Policy from the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. He previously consulted on projects focused on employment, labor and disabilities for the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security; the Inter-American Development Bank; and the United Nations Development Program. From 2005 to 2009, he was the executive director of Fundación Pensar, an Argentine think tank