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Augusto Castellanos

Proexport Colombia
Director
Economist and Political Scientist at the University of the Andes, with Master in Economics from the same university. He had served as a consultant to one of the most important Colombian foreign trade consultancy (2005), promoting the Free Trade Agreement with United States and Colombia; he had also served as an advisor in the Senate of Colombia (2006), where he worked on bills related to the income distribution of the different States of Colombia, formal housing development and quality public transport among others.

Since 2008, he has been serving in various positions in the Trade & Investment office for Colombian government - Proexport Colombia (an agency which promotes exports, FDI and international tourism). Started as an analyst for the intelligence department; then as Foreign Direct Investment Advisor followed by Deputy Director of Intelligence Unit for Investment and Tourism.

Currently, he is serving Proexport Colombia as the Director of the commercial office in India covering Indian, Israel and Philippines markets since 2012.