Colombian gambling regulator Coljuegos has announced the appointment of Sammy Libos Zúñiga as its new president with immediate effect.
Zúñiga officially took on the role on 5 May after his appointment was approved by the country’s Ministry of Finance and Public Credit.
An experienced economist, Zúñiga is currently deputy director of fiscal policy at the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, having previously served as real sector advisor and tax policy advisor.
Prior to this, he worked as a researcher at ECON Estudio, focusing on areas such as public policy consulting and competition policy, while he also spent time as a consultant at the Development Centre of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
In addition, Zúñiga has served as a professor of a number of university courses, covering macroeconomics, regulation and competition, and issues related to the implementation of public policies.
“We would like to welcome Dr. Libos and wish him success in our organisation,” Coljuegos said.