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Uruguay Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo and Deputy Foreign Minister Nicolás Albertoni.

January 3, 2023

Nicolás Albertoni (GCL 2012) Appointed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay

Nicolás Albertoni, a Georgetown University's Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) graduate and a LALP's Global Competitiveness Leadership Program (GCL) 2012 alumn, was recently appointed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay. 

Albertoni previously received the GCL Seal for directing the Business Research Lab (BRLab), an initiative developed through the Catholic University of Uruguay (UCU) that seeks to promote interdisciplinary and intergenerational research in areas related to geopolitics, business, and administration.

​It is a great honor to be appointed as Uruguay's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay. Grateful for the confidence of President Luis Lacalle Pou and the Colorado Party." Nicolás Albertoni, GCL 2012

Albertoni has served as a professor at the Catholic University of Uruguay, where he has conducted research on international political economy and trade policy. He is a Fulbright-Laspau Scholar. He received a Ph.D. in political science and international relations from the University of Southern California (USC) and a Ph.D. in business administration from the Catholic University of Argentina. He received a Master’s in Economics, a Master’s in Politics from USC and a Master’s in Latin American Studies from Georgetown University´s School of Foreign Service, and a BA in international business and integration from the Catholic University of Uruguay. He is the author of three books: Uruguay como solución. Un análisis sobre su insercion interncional (Penguin Press, 2019) Instrucciones para inventar la rueda (Penguin Press, 2014) and Entre el barrio y el mundo ¿Mercosur o el modelo Chileno? (Penguin Press, 2011). His opinion articles have been featured in the New York TimesEl País (Spain), CNN, and El País (Uruguay).

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Uruguay​