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Latin America Insights and Events

José Miguel Alfaro

Chair, GAIL Latin America

Director General (Senior Manager), Seed by Ernest and Young

Costa Rica

José Miguel began his career as a Corporate Advisor at one of the largest firms in Central America. He worked as coordinator of a legal practice in Corporate and Commercial Law, Real Estate, Trust and Estate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation and Arbitration. There, he founded the Pro Bono Committee of Costa Rica, where he became familiar with Non-Governmental Organizations, including Techo and Grameen Bank.
In 2009, José Miguel founded s.e.e.d, where he coordinated legal matters for outstanding companies in different fields of the investment spectrum, such as: sustainability, technology, conservation, microfinance, fair trade, culture, education, volunteering, health, sports, and development. He has also actively promoted socially responsible investment and the improvement of the social and business ecosystem in Latin America.
Additionally, since the end of 2016, José Miguel was hired to provide legal advisory services to Carao Ventures and its portfolio of companies, in legal matters ranging from day-to-day financing issues to mergers and acquisitions.
In 2018, s.e.e.d became seed by EY, the business unit of EY Central America that is in charge of strategic growth markets, venture capital, emerging companies, SMEs, social enterprises, impact investment. With the integration of the firm, seed by EY Central America has been able to increase its presence in Latin American markets, leverage technology-based solutions to offer legal services, and strengthen its focus on pro bono initiatives.
Jose holds a JD Degree from the University of Costa Rica. After completing his Master of Business Administration at Oxford, which was obtained through a Skoll scholarship, he was selected as a Global Shaper, a community of the World Economic Forum.

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