Ecuador: Investment Opportunities

  • Online
  • 15:00-17:45 London

Canning House and LatAm INVESTOR present a conference on business opportunities in Ecuador following the election of Guillermo Lasso, with the new president opening the doors to one of Latin America's historically most closed economies.

Ecuador: Investment Opportunities

in partnership with LatAm INVESTOR

Guillermo Lasso's election as president of Ecuador has opened the doors to one of Latin America's most closed economies. For decades, Ecuador's political instability deterred international companies resulting in some of the region's lowest levels of inward foreign direct investment. Yet Ecuador has rich reserves of oil, exciting mining potential and world leading agricultural exports. Lasso's challenge will be to attract the international investors needed to turn those natural resources into economic growth.

Join Canning House and LatAm INVESTOR as we explore the opportunities being created by the liberalisation of Ecuador's economy.


Cristina Cortes

CEO, Canning House

HE Ambassador Chris Campbell

HM Ambassador to Ecuador

Session 1 - Investment Environment

Julio Jose Prado

Ecuadorian Minister of Production, Trade, Investment and Fisheries


Moderator: James McKeigue

Editor, LatAm INVESTOR

Paola Gachet

Partner, Robalino Law

Juan Alban Donoso

CEO, Pronobis

Ramiro Blazquez

Head of Research, BankTrust & Co.

Session 2 - Natural Resources

Juan Carlos Bermeo

Ecuadorian Minister of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources


Moderator: James McKeigue

Editor, LatAm INVESTOR

Daniel Pino

Managing Partner, Pino Elizalde

Keith Marshall

CEO, SolGold

Carlos Sarmiento

MD, Schlumberger, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia


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The Speakers

Juan Carlos Bermeo

Minister of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador

Julio Jose Prado

Minister of Production, Trade, Investment and Fisheries of Ecuador

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LatAm INVESTOR's mission is to provide comprehensive, quarterly updates on Latin America’s financial markets, business trends and political landscape. With a team of contacts dotted around the region, they provide exclusive interviews and reports from Latin America’s dynamic economies.

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