Minister of Planning, Colombia National Planning Department
Mrs. Gloria Amparo Alonso Másmela, the Minister of Planning in Colombia, previously held various roles in the Banco de la República for two decades. She has received specialized training at the Bank of England, the International Monetary Fund, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Másmela also worked at the World Bank in addition to working as Director of Macroeconomic policy at the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit. An economist from the Universidad de los Andes, she holds a master’s degree in economics from the National University of Colombia and Economic Policy and from Columbia University in New York.