Diego Arria

President, Rescatando Venezuela Foundation


President of the Rescatando Venezuela Foundation, Mr. Arria previously worked as President of the United Nations Security Council and Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations. He was also special advisor to Kofi Annan and Minister of Information and Tourism. During his pro- fessional career, Mr. Arria worked as an economist at the Inter-American Development Bank, served as Congress- man and Governor in Caracas and was an independent presidential candidate. He has a degree in economics and political science from the University of Michigan. He is one of the founders of Diario de Caracas.