Lunchtime talk with H.E. Ambassador Andres Duran (Ambassador of Uruguay to the US)

Date & Time Nov 13 2023 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location Robertson Hall
H.E. Ambassador Andres Duran (Ambassador of Uruguay to the US)
Audience Restricted to Princeton University

Join us for a lunchtime talk with H.E. Ambassador Andres Duran (Ambassador of Uruguay to the US). The lunch will take place in Robertson Hall, room 023.  

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Andrés Augusto Durán Hareau is the Ambassador of Uruguay to the United States of
America, appointed by President Luis Lacalle Pou in September 2020.
Ambassador Durán has over 20 years of experience in the private sector, in roles of
general management and as corporate legal advisor, having participated in significant
foreign investment projects, mergers and acquisitions, and financial transactions in Latin
Prior to taking office as Ambassador, he acted as executive advisor for Latin America in
the private equity and real estate division of Ashmore Group. During that period, he led
M&A and financial restructuring transactions in Latin America while also coordinating
activities between the company’s New York and Bogotá offices (2018- 2020).
Previously, Ambassador Durán was a founding partner of the law firm Bragard & Durán
(2011-2018; Uruguay) and a partner and associate of the law firm Hughes & Hughes
(1998-2011; Uruguay). He was also a visiting attorney in Slaughter and May (2008,
London), and worked in the legal division of the Inter-American Investment Corporation
(currently IDB Invest) (2002; Washington DC). Ambassador Durán has written various
articles related to company formation, mergers and acquisitions, and foreign investment
in Latin America.
Ambassador Duran is a lawyer, with a J.D. from the Catholic University of Uruguay and
an LL.M. in International Legal Studies from the Georgetown University Law Center
(graduated with distinction, Fulbright scholar). Additionally, he earned an MBA from the
MIT Sloan School of Management (Sloan Fellow).
He is married to Isabel Lindner and they have two children. Ambassador Durán’s hobbies
include tennis, running, and soccer.