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Marina Ruete

LAC Coordinator and Law Advisor

Marina Ruete is the IGF’s Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Coordinator and Law Advisor. Marina leads Mining Policy Framework Assessments in LAC countries, supports mining law and policy reviews, organizes and facilitates regional events and workshops, represents the IGF in regional forums, and manages LAC member relations.

Marina’s career began as a lawyer in the private sector before joining IDB Invest. She has also worked for the United Nations Environment Programme, the World Bank, the Organization of American States, and the Alliance for Responsible Mining. Marina holds a Master of Laws from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in international relations and negotiations from the Universidad de San Andrés.

Marina speaks Spanish, English, and French; is proficient in Portuguese; and is based in Panama City, Panama.