Diego Díaz has worked as Trade Commissioner of Guatemala since 2011. He leads the Guatemala Trade Office in New York, which is in charge of promoting trade and attracting investment and tourism to the country. Diego works hand by hand with the Textile and Apparel Association of Guatemala, promoting its products in the United States North East and Canada , which represents the number one Guatemalan export to the world and its main sector.
Diego has an L.L.M in International Economic Law and Policy from the University of Barcelona and before joining the Guatemala Trade Office, he led the Brazilian international trade firm Uno Trade Strategy Advisors in their Central American branch, where he participated in anti dumping procedures involving the governments of Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico and Argentina, among others.
He has published several articles for the Central American Region´s industrial sector, such as: “Historic Accomplishments of the Free Trade Agreements“, “The importance of Management Systems in the DR-CAFTA agreement“, “The behavior of the industrial exports after one year of the DR-CAFTA“, “The importance of the DR-CAFTA rules of origin laws in the footwear sector“ and “Fair Trade, an alternative for the small producer.”