Martín Lousteau

Martín Lousteau

Ambassador to the United States
Government of Argentina

Martín is the Ambassador of Argentina to the US since January 2016.

Before that he was acting as a Member of Parliament representing the City of Buenos Aires to which he was elected in October 2103. In 2015 was candidate for Mayor of the City of Buenos Aires of the ECO coalition, of which he was a founder, and received 48,4% of total votes in the ballotage.

He also served as Minister of Economy and Production of Argentina (2008), and as Minister of Production in the Province of Buenos Aires (2005). During 2006 and 2007 he was the chairman of Banco de la Provincia de Buenos Aires and Grupo Bapro SA. After the collapse of the Convertibility Plan, he advised the Central Bank Governor from 2003 until 2004. Recently, he was a partner and CEO of LCG SA, a consulting firm specialized in macroeconomics and politics in Argentina.

From 2008-2015 he ran his own economic and political consultancy firm. He was a columnist for “La Nación” newspaper, a regular in TV and radios shows, and author of four books, including the bestseller “Economía 3D.”

Martín graduated in Economics from the University of San Andres (cum laude) and obtained his MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He taught at Torcuato di Tella University, San Andrés University and University College London. In 2008 the World Economic Forum elected him as Young Global Leader, and in 2012 was selected as World Fellow at Yale University.

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