Rogelio Frigerio

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Rogelio Frigerio
Rogelio Frigerio 2015.jpg
Minister of Interior, Public Works and Housing of Argentina
Assumed office
10 December 2015
President Mauricio Macri
Preceded by Florencio Randazzo
Personal details
Born (1970-01-07) 7 January 1970 (age 48)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Political party Republican Proposal
Other political
Cambiemos (2015–present)
Alma mater University of Buenos Aires

Rogelio Frigerio (born January 7, 1970, Buenos Aires) is an Argentine economist and politician, grandson of the economist and politician Rogelio Julio Frigerio(1914-2006). He was the President of Bank of the City of Buenos Aires between 2013 and 2015. Like his grandfather, he supports developmentalism, being one of the referents of the Integration and Development Movement (MID).

Is the current Minister of Interior Affairs, Public Works and Housing of Argentina appointed by President Mauricio Macri on December 2015.

Biography and Education[edit]

Rogelio Frigerio was born in Buenos Aires on January 7, 1970. He is the son of the Argentine agronomist and politician, Octavio Oscar Frigerio and the British Sisi Adam who is a social psychologist, graphologist and instructor of the Milderman System. He received his secondary education at Colegio Cardenal Newman. He graduated with a degree in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires. He has been Professor of Economics and Finance in a Postgraduate course in the same institution.

He is the grandson of Rogelio Julio Frigerio, who worked with President Arturo Frondizi (1958-1962) during his government. He is a supporter of developmentalism.


His career in the public sector began during the government of President Carlos Menem, in 1998 - at the age of 28 - was appointed for a year Secretary of Economic Programming of Roque Fernández, the Minister of Economy of the Argentine Nation during the second presidency of Menem between 1995 and 1999.[1]

In 1996 he was Undersecretary of Regional Programming.1 Between 1997 and 1999 he served as president of the Trust Fund for Provincial Development. From 1996 to 2000, he was Director of Postgraduate Business Policy at the University of Salvador1 and holder of the Permanent Forum of Budget Directorates. He founded and directed until 2011 the consultant Economy & Regions.

He is also president of Federar (Foundation for Economic and Regional Development Studies in Argentina). He was the head of the Argentine Association for the Evaluation of Projects and the Studies Foundation for the Economic and Regional Development of Argentina. It was also Advisor of the OKITA Foundation and co-founder and president of the Argentine Evaluation Association.

In 2011 he was elected Legislator of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires by the Republican Proposal (PRO), and chaired the Budget, Finance, Tax Administration and Taxation Commission of the Legislature of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. He became President of Bank of the City of Buenos Aires in 2013.[1]

Mauricio Macri, elected President of Argentina in 2015, nominated him to be his Minister of Interior Affairs, Public Works and Housing.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to the lawyer Victoria Costoya with whom he has two children called Máximo and Delfina.


  1. ^ a b c "Rogelio Frigerio, ministro del Interior" [Rogelio Frigerio, minister of Interior] (in Spanish). La Nación. November 25, 2015. Retrieved November 30, 2015.