Alfaro, Federico

Alfaro, Federico

Partner
Panama

T +507 205 7000
E falfaro@arifa.com

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SUMMARY

Federico Alfaro joined the firm in 2007 and became a partner in 2017. Dr. Alfaro is member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

At present, Dr. Alfaro serves as Minister of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Panama.

Dr. Alfaro’s legal practice focuses on corporate services in Panama, the British Virgin Islands, and Belize, providing tax efficient structures and sophisticated estate planning vehicles to ensure the preservation, transfer and management of clients’ wealth.

Prior to his appointment as Minister of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Panama, Dr. Alfaro was responsible for overseeing the operations of ARIFA's network of liaison and affiliated offices overseas, ensuring the firm provides high standard services to meet the demands of high net worth clients worldwide.

Between 2019 and 2020, Dr. Alfaro served as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Panama.

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor, Loyola University of New Orleans (2007)

Bachelor of Sciences and Political Communication, George Washington University (2004)

BOARDS AND LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Minister of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Panama (2022-present)

President of the Board of Directors of Tocumen International Airport S.A. (2021-2022)

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Panama (2019-2020)

Director of the Fundación Omar Torrijos (present)

Member of the Board of Directors of Petroterminal de Panamá S. A. (2019- present)

Member of the Board of Directors of ENSA (Elektra Noreste S.A.) (2019- present)

Member of the Board of Directors of ENEL Fortuna S.A. (2019- present)

BAR ADMISSION

  • Panama

LANGUAGE

  • Spanish
  • English

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