Frank Pearl González

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Frank Joseph Pearl González
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1st Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia
In office
27 September 2011 – 3 September 2012
President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
Succeeded by Juan Gabriel Uribe Vegalara
6th High Commissioner for Peace
In office
5 February 2009 – 31 July 2010
President Álvaro Uribe Vélez
Preceded by Luis Carlos Restrepo Ramírez
Succeeded by María Eugenia Pinto Borrego
1st High Presidential Advisor for the Social and Economic Reintegration of People and Groups Up in Arms
In office
13 September 2006 – 31 July 2010
President Álvaro Uribe Vélez
Preceded by
  • Office created
Succeeded by María Eugenia Pinto Borrego
Personal details
Born 1962
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Nationality Colombian
Alma mater University of the Andes (BEc)
Richard Ivey School of Business (MBA, 1995)
Profession Economist

Frank Joseph Pearl González (born 1962) is a Colombian economist. He served as the 1st Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development serving in the administration of President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón, and as the 1st High Presidential Advisor for the Social and Economic Reintegration of People and Groups Up in Arms during the administration of President Álvaro Uribe Vélez between 2006 and 2010[1] during which time he was also entrusted the office of High Commissioner for Peace ad interim in replacement of Luis Carlos Restrepo Ramírez, until his resignation from both posts in 2010.[2]

On 19 September 2011, President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón designated Pearl to head the process that divided the Ministry of Environment, Housing, and Territorial Development into two separate portfolios of environment and housing, and afterwards was entrusted the just created Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development.[3]

Personal life[edit]

He was born in 1962 in Bogotá, D.C. to a Canadian father, John (Jackie) Pearl, and a Colombian mother, María Francisca González Gaitán.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Frank Pearl se Posesionó Como Alto Consejero Para La Reintegracion" [Frank Pearl Was Sworn In as New High Advisor for Reintegration] (in Spanish). Bogotá: Colombia, Press Office of the President of Colombia. 2006-09-13. Retrieved 2011-09-25. 
  2. ^ "Decreto Número 2737 de 2010" [Decree Number 2737 of 2010] (PDF) (in Spanish). Bogotá: Colombia, Office of the President of Colombia. 2010-07-31. Retrieved 2011-09-25. 
  3. ^ "Designado Frank Pearl como Ministro de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible" [Frank Pearl Designated as Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development] (in Spanish). Bogotá. 2011-09-19. Retrieved 2011-09-25. 
  4. ^ Diaz Salazar, Francisco (2006-10-16). "El hombre del revolcón a la reinserción". El Tiempo (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-09-26.