SPEAKERS

Sergio Berensztein

CEO, Berensztein

Sergio Berensztein works as a political analyst based in Argentina, where he advises public- and private-sector leaders on strategic decision making and interpreting complex political and regulatory issues characteristic of the country and region. In 2005, Berensztein Co-Founded the consultancy Poliarquía Consultores, of which he was the CEO until 2014.

Berensztein has acted as advisor to prominent international institutions including: The Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Bank (WB). He teaches at the School of Government at Torcuato di Tella University (UTDT.

Furthermore, he was visiting professor at Princeton University (2007-2008), Georgetown University (2007), and lastly at Duke University (2006).

In addition, he acted as special advisor to the IDEA (Institute for Business Development in Argentina) conferences and has written over 50 articles on political reform, institutional development and economic policy.

Berensztein is co-author of the books, El País que Queremos (The Country We Want) and el Poder Narco (I) (3rd edition), a columnist of the newspapers Perfil and La Gaceta de Tucumán, and co-editor of focoeconomico.org.

Berensztein holds a Masters and PhD in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a BA in history from the University of Buenos Aires.

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