Sergio Escobar is a renowned expert in international affairs with an outstanding career as a diplomat and in the private sector. He holds a degree in Law from the Universidad Javeriana and a diploma in Diplomacy from the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano in Bogotá, with a specialization in International Relations in Italy and Brazil.
Currently, he carry out important positions as Vice President of International Business at WTC Medellin and Executive Director of MEDELLIN GLOBAL Strategic International Studies Center, as well as being a rescuer and first responder.
Sergio served as an official of the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, representing the country in numerous bilateral and multilateral meetings oriented towards the development and promotion of exports and business in international forums in different countries such as Mexico, Costa Rica, Italy, and Brazil, where he even served as an acting Ambassador.
Similarly, he held important positions in the private sector, such as Commercial Director of Procolombia’s Commercial Offices in Mexico and Costa Rica, Representative of BANCOLDEX in Mexico, and Executive Director of the International Cooperation and Investment Agency of Medellin.
His knowledge and experience in international affairs have led him to serve as a professor at universities in Colombia and Mexico, as well as being invited as a speaker and panelist at important international forums such as the WEF, Annual Investment Meeting, and ICLEI. His academic activity is highlighted by his experience as a columnist in various newspapers and magazines in Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia, and he is a co-author of the book “América Latina se ha quedado sola” by Santillana. In addition to speaking Portuguese, Spanish, English, and Italian, Sergio Escobar is a committed leader in the fight against climate change, serving as the Antioquia Leader of the Climate Reality Project in Latin America.