5th Latin America Energy Forum
22 April 2021 | Houston Club, 910 Louisiana St., Houston, Texas
The Hon. Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera
Former President of Costa Rica
Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera is the former President of Costa Rica
The Hon. Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera Professor, diplomat and politician, Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera served as president of Costa Rica from 2014-2018. Prior to his election, he was a professor, researcher, Director of the Central American Masters Program in Political Science, as well as Deputy Director of the School of Political Science and Associate Dean of the School of Social Sciences at the University of Costa Rica. He also worked at the Costa Rican Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Chief of Staff to the Minister, and later as Ambassador at Large for Central American Affairs and Director General for Policy. Between 2009 and 2012, he was representative of the Ibero American General Secretariat for Central America and Haiti. In 2016 he was appointed co-chair of the UN Secretary General High Level Panel on the Economic Empowerment of Women.