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Juan Carlos Pinzón

Former Ambassador of Colombia to the United States

Juan Carlos Pinzón, currently visiting professor at Princeton University, previously served as two-time Ambassador of Colombia to the United States, during the period 2021 to 2022 and 2015 to
2017. Previously, he served as Colombia's Minister of Defense from 2011 to 2015 and Chief of Staff to the President from 2010 to 2011. In addition to these positions, Juan Carlos Pinzón has built a long experience in the private and multilateral sector over the years, and participated in political campaigns as a presidential and vice presidential candidate.

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