Gonzalo Gutiérrez

Ambassador of Peru to the Kingdom of Belgium, Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg and to the EU,

Ambassador Gonzalo Gutiérrez is a career diplomat in the Peruvian Foreign Service. Currently is Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and Head of the Peruvian Mission to the European Union. Between 2014 and 2015 he was Peru's Minister of Foreign Affairs. Previously he was Ambassador of Peru to the People’s Republic of China. He has been Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Peru to the United Nations, and Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations. From 2006 to 2009 he was Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs. At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru he has been Under-Secretary for Economic Affairs, Executive Director of the Bureau for Trade Promotion, Acting Under-Secretary for the Americas, and Director for South America.

As a Foreign Service Officer, he has served at the Peruvian Mission to the United Nations in New York, and the Peruvian Embassies to the United States and Chile.  He has also been Deputy Permanent Representative of Peru to the European Office of the United Nations and the International Organizations headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.

He has a degree in International Relations from the Diplomatic Academy of Peru.  He received a Master’s degree in International Public Policy from the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington D.C.  He has also pursued graduated studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science in the United Kingdom and the JFK School of Government of Harvard University.

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