Mario Buisán

Mario Buisan

Mario Buisán is the Trade Commissioner of the Embassy of Spain in Miami, Florida. He is responsible for commercial promotion of Spanish goods into the US market, and strengthening business relations and Spanish investments in this area. From 2004 to 2009, he was Director General of Information and Investments at the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX). Prior to this, he was Deputy Director General of International Affairs at Banco de España. He also worked at the MIGA Agency of World Bank. He was a former Trade Commissioner of Spain in Düsseldorf, Germany and has occupied several positions in the Ministry of Economics and Finance.

Mr. Buisán was an Associate Professor of Applied Economics at Carlos III University in Madrid and a Professor at the Instituto Nacional de Administración Pública and at the Centro de Estudios Comerciales. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of: Compañía Española de Financiación del Desarrollo, S.A. (COFIDES); Sociedad Estatal Española P4R, S.A. (company specializing in foreign trade); and, SAECA (business based on the issuance of bank guarantees for investments in the agricultural sector). Mr. Buisán holds a double Major in Economic and Business Sciences, and a Law Degree. He is a member of the State Economists and Trade Exports Body of the Spanish Government. He often lectures in several forums about the globalization of the Spanish economy and businesses. He has written several articles on business and economic globalization; financial, commercial and European Union interests.