Alonso Segura Vasi is Minister of Economy and Finance of Peru. Prior to taking up the position as Minister, he worked as Head of the Group of Advisors of the Ministry of Economy and Finance; President of the special Committee for Public Investment Projects of the Agency for Private Investment Promotion (ProInversión) and Director of the Financial Corporation for Development (COFIDE). He was also Head of the Specialized Team for Investment Follow-up, a team in charge of identifying and lifting investment barriers. Previous assignments include Manager of Economic Studies and Investment Strategy at Banco de Crédito del Peru; Advisor to the Executive Director of the Southern Cone and Official of the Public Finance Department of the International Monetary Fund. Mr. Segura has performed research activities with the Group for the Analysis of Development (GRADE) and has been a Professor in the Master’s program of Finance at Universidad del Pacífico and Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru; he has also taught specialization courses for the Central Reserve Bank and the Superintendence of Banking, Insurance and Pension Fund Administration Companies of Peru. Mr. Segura graduated from the Economics Program of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru and has a Master’s Degree and Ph.D. studies in Economics by the University of Pennsylvania, United States.