Ms. Laura Rópolo is an economist, from the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, specializing in Competitiveness, Sustainability and Territorial Innovation. He completed a postgraduate degree in Statistics applied to research at the same university, and a Master's Degree in Organization Management (Finance Mention) at the Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile. She has been an undergraduate and graduate professor and researcher in economic policy and development for 25 years. She is an active member of the Red de Competitividad Subnacional de Naciones Unidas. She held technical public management positions in the Government of the Province of San Juan, associated with the private public articulation in the economy in general (Ministerio de Producción 1995-1999 and Agencia de Desarrollo 2008-2015) and in mining in particular (Ministerio de Minería 2015-2018).