Name: Gloria

Surname: Ferrer

Organization: Competitiveness

Type of organization: Consulting company

Country: United States

Short bio:

International Development Professional with over seven years of experience in consulting for governments, private and public developers in Europe, Middle East, Latin America and Caribbean. Specialized in competitiveness, private sector development, economic and industrial policy and sector institutional support. Experience includes a large variety of sectors (industrial, agricultural and services) in many different countries as for example Spain, Portugal, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, Lebanon, Austria, Tunis, Morocco, Italy, Turkey, Haiti and Dominican Republic. 

Experience also in case teaching about strategy segmentation and value chain analysis to governmental bodies and regional development agencies.

She currently works as a senior consultant and strategy instructor in The Cluster Competitiveness Group, The World Bank and the European Foundation for Cluster Excellence.

Gloria has an M.Sc in Telecom and Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, and a MBA from Esade Business School in Barcelona, Spain and the Manchester Business School in United Kingdom.