Degrees in economics and finance; independent economist and consultant; former Minister of Planning and Economic Policy of the Republic of Panama; former Governor of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the Inter-American Development Bank; President of INDESA (economic and financial consultancy); board member since 1992, expiry of mandate 2019. Bachelor Degree from Louisiana State University (1957) and Master in Economy and Finance from the same University (1961). Has more than 40 years of experience as advisor of private companies and public sector in feasibility studies, financial advising, strategy and analysis of economic environment. Was Minister of Economic Planning and Policy of Panama, and Governor of the Interamerican Development Bank (1994-1998). Member of the companies that created the Panama Stock Exchange (1990) and was the President of the Board of Directors (1993-1994). Was a member of the Board of Directors of the Panama Canal Authority. Mr. Chapman is Panamanian and resides in the Republic of Panama.
Erik R. Hartmann
Director and Vicepresident
Buenos Aires/Argentina; 1957; Degree in economics, University of St. Gallen (HSG); board member of Tecnofarma S.A., Buenos Aires/Argentina; board member since 2002, expiry of mandate 2020. Mr. Hartmann is Swiss and resides in Argentina.
Eduardo A. Díaz S.
Director and Secretary
Panama; 1970; Degree in economics; partner and executive director of Vigilancia Especial S.A. and Movialarm S.A., partner and managing director of IdTech S.A., partner and director of Global Genius Panama S.A., board member since 2015, expiry of mandate 2021. Mr. Díaz is Panamanian and resides in the Republic of Panama.
Director and Treasurer
Degree in Law; University of Basel, 1981; L.L.M. Degree in Law, Georgetown University and Harvard Law School, 1986; Founder, Chairman and President of HSZ Group, board member since 2005, expiry of mandate 2020. Mr. Schmid is Swiss and resides in Hong Kong.
Mariel C. Palau V.
M.B.A from INCAE in 2000 and undergraduate with Computer Engineering. Has more than 20 years of experience in the service industry.