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Carlos Bruce

Former Minister of Housing in Peru

Politician and businessman born in Lima on 24 February 1957. Economist from the University of Lima with a Master’s degree in Territorial Planning and Environmental Management from the University of Barcelona.  

In the executive branch he served as Minister of the Presidency and as Minister of Housing, Construction and Sanitation on three occasions. He was president of the Fondo de Cooperación Para El Desarrollo Social FONCODES and president of the Fondo MIVIVIENDA. He has also been a member of the board of directors of the Fondo Nacional de Financiamiento de Estado FONAFE and of the Agencia de Promoción de la Inversión Privada PROINVERSION.   

In the legislature, he has been a Congressman of the Republic elected for three consecutive terms. In this power of the State he has held, among other positions, that of spokesman for his parliamentary group on two occasions, president of the Foreign Trade and Tourism Commission, of the Special Pro-Investment Commission and of the Economy, Banking and Finance Commission.  

In the private sector, he has been President of the Association of Exporters ADEX, Vice-President of the International Chamber of Commerce CCI (Peru Chapter) and member of the Board of Directors of CONFIEP.  He was also a professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Lima. He has also been manager and director of several companies linked to the construction sector and foreign trade. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of a company in the gastronomic sector and columnist for the newspaper Peru21.