Juan Cruz Díaz 

Managing Director

Juan Cruz Díaz is Managing Director at Cefeidas Group and a Special Advisor at the Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA). He also co-directs the Corporate Governance Program at the Universidad de San Andrés. At Cefeidas Group, he offers strategic, regulatory, and policy advice to companies operating in Latin America. Prior to founding Cefeidas, he held positions as director of Public Policy Programs at the AS/COA and senior editor at Americas Quarterly. Díaz has consulted for the Organization of American States, the International Finance Corporation, and the World Bank. Díaz, a lawyer with a master’s degree from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, specialized in international business and Latin American politics. He has received training from institutions such as Harvard University, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, and the Université Laval, Quebec. Díaz has been a fellow of the United Nations Foundation, the Government of Quebec, and the U.S. Department of State. Currently, Díaz serves on the Consultative Council at the Centre for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth (CIPPEC) and is a leadership associate of the Inter-American Dialogue. His insights are frequently featured in renowned international publications, including The Economist, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Bloomberg News, Latin Finance, and Reuters.