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TODAY

Friday, 08 October 2021

Term1

Cycle7

Day5


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Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Day6

ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL DIRECTOR

Ricardo Ernesto Castaño Cruz
Administrative and Financial Director

  • Certified public accountant
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

I have over 15 years of experience leading financial and administrative areas as well as local and regional projects in multinational and Colombian companies, in Colombia and abroad. Additionally, I was an auditor at Big 4 companies for five years.

The knowledge and experiences gained during my personal and professional lives allow me to be an agent of change for the organisations to which I belong and the teams in which I participate.

The Administrative and Financial Direction, along with an excellent multidisciplinary team, ensures a world-class school for the students at The English School that includes high quality in aspects such as human talent management, physical and technological facilities, financial sustainability, as well as generation, maximisation and efficient use of resources, in accordance with the institution’s strategic objectives.

HEAD OF LEGAL AREA

Catalina Zuñiga
Head of Legal Area.

Secretary General at Fundación Educativa de Inglaterra.

  • Lawyer.
  • Postgraduate in Public Law, Political Science, and Political Sociology.

During my 15 years of professional experience, I have worked in the public and private sector as a professional in administrative and corporate law as well as in alternative methods of conflict resolution, contract supervision, and lawyer management, holding the following positions: Head of Claims and Secretary General of Caja Agraria (in liquidation), Legal Adviser for companies under intervention of the Superintendency of Corporations, Head of Legal at Central de Inversiones S.A., Legal Advisor with the functions of National Director for Credits at Instituto de Seguros Sociales (in liquidation), and as independent legal advisor.

I believe in the transformative power of society through education. Therefore, for the past four years, I have worked as Head of Legal Area of the school, where law and legal provisions are tools to strengthen the full development and dignity of the members of the educational community.