Costa Rica: Establishing business in Latin America

Costa Rica, destination for British Companies that are looking to establish a Centre of Excellence or Shared Services for Latin America.

Date & Time: 3pm - 4.30pm, on 4th August 2021
Venue: Online Event

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The British Chamber of Commerce in Costa Rica, in partnership with the British Chambers of Commerce, will be delivering a webinar presenting how companies who are looking to establish themselves in Latin America can do so through a centre of excellence and shared services in Costa Rica.

Keynote presenters will include:

• HE Carlos Alvarado Quesada, President of The Republic of Costa Rica
• Spencer Mahony, HM Deputy Trade Commissioner for Latin America and the Caribbean
• Baroness Hooper, the Prime Minister's Trade Envoy for Costa Rica
• Andrés Valenciano, Minister of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica

The event will be chaired and moderated by BCC’s Global Business Network Director, Anne-Marie Martin.


15:00 – 15:20:

  • Julio Lizano. President of The British Chamber of Commerce in Costa Rica.  15:00-15:05.
  • Spencer Mahony. Her Majesty´s Deputy Commissioner for Latin America and the Caribbean. 15:05-15:10.
  • Baroness Hooper. Prime Minister's Trade Envoy for Costa Rica. 15:10-15:15.
  • Andrés Valenciano. Minister of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica.15:15- 15:20.

15:20- 16:10:

  • Neal Dempsey. Associate Director of Grant Thornton UK.15:20-15:40.
  • Jorge Sequeira. Managing Director of the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE). 15:40-16:00.
  • Reinhold Gröbner. Head of the Global Finance Services Americas AstraZeneca.16:00-16:10.


  • Q & A. 16:10-16:20.
  • His Excellency, Carlos Alvarado Quesada. President of The Republic of Costa Rica.
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