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Arturo Condo

EARTH University

Dr. Arturo Condo is the President of EARTH University, an innovative global institution based in Costa Rica that prepares young leaders from across the world as change agents for advancing sustainable development and nature-positive food systems. During his tenure at EARTH, Dr. Condo led the creation of EARTH Futures, a global center which aims to transform rural areas and food systems for the better. He has also guided the launch of EARTH Ventures, an initiative to launch new businesses with purpose that also contribute to the long-term sustainability of the University.

He served as President of INCAE Business School between 2007 and 2015 where for two decades he was Dean of the MBA, Dean of Innovation and Development, Director of the Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development (CLACDS) and professor in strategy, competitiveness and sustainable development.

He has a Doctorate in business strategy and competitiveness from Harvard Business School and was recognized as a “Distinguished Scholar” in his MBA at INCAE. Dr. Condo is a member of the Inaugural Class of the Central American Leadership Initiative (CALI), an Aspen Institute Fellowship. In 2007, the World Economic Forum recognized him as a Young Global Leader (YGL).

Dr. Condo is passionate about education and the future of food systems, as well as Latin America’s role in the world. He is a strong believer in the power of youth to change the world and his work also focuses on ethics, gender equality and dignity. He’s co-founder of the University Global Coalition, an initiative to bring the power of universities behind the Sustainable Development Goals, and a member of the Global Future Council on the Future of Food and Water.
He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Bancolombia, of Vital Voices Costa Rica, Country Chair to Costa Rica for the organization Global Dignity and a member of the Inter-American Dialogue. He lives in Costa Rica, is married and has three children.

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