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Claudia Jiménez joins Continental Gold

Staff writer | Toronto, ON, Canada | July 31, 2014
Continental GoldJuly 31, 2014, Toronto, ON, Canada - Continental Gold Limited, an exploration and development company, announces the appointment of Claudia Jiménez to its board of directors.
Dr. Jiménez is a Colombian-based lawyer with extensive experience in economics and mining in Colombia and internationally. Dr. Jiménez is currently CEO of Jiménez & Asociados S.A.S..

Dr. Jiménez was formerly the Executive Director of the Association for the Large-Scale Mining Sector – SMGE (now the Mining Colombian Association), an organization created in 2011 which, under Dr. Jiménez’s leadership, helped facilitate the rapid growth that the Colombian mining sector has experienced in recent years to become an important economic and social industry in Colombia.

She was the Minister-Counselor of the President of Colombia between 2009 and 2010, and the Director of the Colombian Presidential Program for the Reform of the Public Administration (PRAP) at the National Planning Department (2002-2005). Her international experience includes serving as the Ambassador of Colombia in Switzerland and Liechtenstein between 2006 and 2009.

Dr. Jiménez graduated with a degree in Law and Political Science from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellín, Colombia, and later pursued a Doctorate of Law at the Université of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) in France.

In addition, she earned a Diplôme Supérieur Universitaire (Specialization in Administrative Law) and Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (Master in Public Law) at the Université de Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), France and an International Diploma in Public Administration from the Ecole Nationale d'Administration (E.N.A.), in Strasbourg, France.