Jorge Quiroga: The Independent Institute

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Jorge Quiroga
Jorge Quiroga

Jorge Fernando Quiroga Ramírez is the former President of Bolivia, having been previously elected Vice President in 1997, the youngest person to have ever held the office. Mr. Quiroga has also been Bolivian Minister of Finance and Under-Secretary of Public Investment and International Cooperation at the Ministry of Planning.

Born in Cochabamba in 1960, he received his bachelors degree in industrial engineering summa cum laude from Texas A&M University and MBA from St. Edward's University. He is the recipient of the World Leader of Tomorrow Award from the World Economic Forum, and he has served as Governor for the World Bank, Andean Development Corporation, International Finance Corporation and the International Monetary Fund.