Full Name
Mariana Rosales Aymerich
Job Title
Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs, Cultural, Commercial and Tourism Promotion, Investment Attraction and International Financial Institutions
Costa Rica Embassy To the United States of America
Speaker Bio
Mariana Rosales Aymerich joined the foreign service in 2010. Previously to be appointed in Washington D.C. she served as Counselor and Consul at the embassies of Nicaragua and Peru after working in the International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Area Coordinator for Central and North America.

After finishing her International Relations degree, in order to learn more about the world she had studied, she traveled around Europe, North and South America while working as a flight attendant. She also got a glimpse of the private sector while working at Procter and Gamble in finance and banking.

Amongst her greatest professional accomplishments Miss Rosales Aymerich led the processes of negotiation for the Visa Waiver Agreement between Costa Rica and Peru as well as the cooperation chapter of the Association Agreement Between Costa Rica and Mexico, she also was in charge of the NGO’s best practices’ for Public Private Partnerships program within the International Cooperation Office and was involved in the process of negotiation and execution of the first Spanish subvention assigned to Costa Rica for Triangular South-South Cooperation.

She holds two bachelors degrees, (one in International Relations the second in Business Management) from Universidad de Costa Rica and Universidad Nacional, as well as a licentiate degree (International Affairs – Trade& Commerce) and a master’s degree in International Affairs, majoring in International Finance and minor in Environmental Affairs, from The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, in Geneva, Switzerland.
Mariana Rosales Aymerich