Jorge Ramón Arosemena Román has been the Executive Director of FCDS since its inception, back in 1997. A Panamanian sociologist, he studied Civil Engineering at the University of Panama, got a degree in Classical Literature and Philosophy, and a master’s degree in Sociology, both from Saint Louis University, USA. He is a full professor of Sociology at the University of Panama, where he has taught since 1971 and held the positions of General Secretary and Academic Vice President.
Between 1987 and 1993, he was a project coordinator for CADESCA (SELA), where he promoted regional development projects (Central America), particularly with the European Union, North European countries, and the InterAmerican Development Bank.
He publishes journals and research papers related particularly to Education and Development