LATAM e-News – Special Edition Argentina
Who is Who: Sebastián Slobayen

Who is Who
Sebastián Slobayen
Under-secretary of Coordination, National Tourism Ministry


Currently is the under-secretary of Coordination in the National Tourism Ministry of Argentina; having performed previously the position of under-secretary of Touristic Investments: responsible for public investment policies development; promotion and incentive to private investments in the tourism sector, and the coordination with multilateral and financial institutions.

Before that was in charge of the Secretary of Institutional Coordination and Planning of the province of Corrientes.

He worked in different Latin-American countries as consultant in public and private investment development projects; he also acted as consultant for the UNDP and the also for Argentinean Federal Investment Council. In the private sector he was consultant of companies and projects in Argentina as and in Asia South East and South America, mainly focusing on organizational strategies; investment; marketing and internationalization. He coordinated institutional projects on strategic planning in different universities and faculties.

Economist graduated from the Universidad Nacional del Nordeste and Magister in business administration – MBA – IAE Austral University. Has postgraduate studies in Public Policies Management and Control; and in Public Policies and Regional Integration in the Latino American Faculty on Social Sciences and in the (INDES BID). Also has postgraduate studies on Public Policies in Harvard Kennedy School. In the academic field he is professor in the North East National University (Argentina), invited as professor in the University of Cuenca del Plata (Argentina), INCCA Bogotá University, (Colombia), Asunción Autonomous University, (Paraguay) and Austral University (Argentina).

To contact Sebastián Slobayen: sslobayen@turismo.gob.ar