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Roberto Artavia

Chairperson, Viva Trust

Biography

Roberto Artavia is Chairman of VIVA Trust and of Fundación Latinoamérica Posible. He´s also President of the Board of INCAE Business School; Vice Chairman of the Social Progress Imperative and co-author of the 2013 report of the Social Progress Index. He was the founding Director of the Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development and of Viva Trust’s Center for Knowledge Exchange, a knowledge management organization for social and environmental entrepreneurs. President of Marviva Foundation in Panama and Victoria Foundation in Nicaragua. He also serves as Director of CINDE, the investment promotion agency of Costa Rica. Professor Artavia has a doctorate from Harvard´s Business School of Business, an MBA from INCAE Business School, and a degree in Naval Engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point.