Jose Orive was born July 31, 1958, in Guatemala, and is an attorney at Law. “Summa Cum Laude” in Common Law Studies/ International Law at Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C. 1985, and “Cum Laude” in J.D., Francisco Marroquín University, Guatemala City 1983, has had multiple, such as:
• Executive director of the Central American Sugar Association (AICA), entity which negotiates for the private sugar industry, with emphasis on coordination of joint actions on priority issues, clearinghouse for information relevant to the sector, publications.
• Partner at Artlex law firm, in charge of large corporate clients, distribution contracts and environmental issues, arbitration.
• Chairman at the ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE OF LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN (AACCLA), Washington, D.C.
• Board Member of the PANAMERICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION (PADF), Washington, D.C.