Country Chair For Costa Rica
Ecuadorian by birth, Latin American by heart, Dr. Arturo Condo is the President of EARTH University in Costa Rica, an innovative, global university educating leaders for sustainable development, especially for rural communities around the world. Dr. Condo served as President of INCAE Business School between 2007 and 2015. Prior to that role, he served as Dean of the MBA, Dean of Innovation and Development and Director of the Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development at INCAE. At INCAE, Dr. Condo led an initiative to develop leaders for the public sector and was an advocate for greater participation of women in top leadership positions.
Dr. Condo serves as Senior Institute Associate of Harvard’s Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, led by Professor Michael Porter. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Bancolombia, the largest bank in Colombia. In 2007, he was recruited as a Young Global Leader (YGL) of the World Economic Forum. As part of the YGL community, he was co-founder of the YGL Business Oath and later a founding member of the Advisory Board of the Global Business Oath Project, an initiative to change the ethical behavior of business leaders around the world. Dr. Condo is the Founding Curator of the San Jose Hub of the Global Shapers Community, part of the World Economic Forum.
Arturo Condo is passionate about education as well as Latin America’s increasing role in the world. He is a strong believer in the power of youth to change the world. He lives now in Costa Rica with his wife Leonor Gutierrez, and has three children.