Carlos Oliva on Thursday became the new Economy and Finance Minister of Peru, thus replacing outgoing David Tuesta.
Below is an overview of his résumé.
, 53, is an economist graduated from Lima-based Universidad del Pacifico and holds a Master's Degree in Economics from Georgetown University in the United States.
He worked at the Inter-American Development Bank (1992-2000), as well as in nearly all Latin American countries as an international consultant (2000-2011).
Likewise, he was Managing Director at Governa consulting firm (2003-2011).
From August 2011 to May 2015, Oliva served as Deputy Finance Minister at the Economy and Finance Ministry (MEF).
In addition, he was Peru's National Bank Deputy Chairman, World Bank Alternate Governor, Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) Alternate Director, and Central Reserve Bank (BCR) board member.