Juan Camilo Basto Salazar
Financial administrator of the University of Ibagué. Resident in Guangzhou City, China since 2008, with more than 13 years of experience in international business, related to import and export innovation projects and extensive knowledge of Chinese culture.
Thanks to his entrepreneurial spirit, he founded Basal Trading with his brother and partner Andrés Basto, and since then, he has actively participated in the international trade agenda, as an assistant, leader and organizer in world-class events such as the Canton Fair, the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, China International Import Expo, and high political impact events, such as the Shanghai and Beijing Economic Forum, which took place within the framework of President Iván Duque’s visit to China.
His extensive knowledge and track record enabled him, in 2019, to become a member of the board of the Colombian Chinese Chamber of Investment and Commerce (CCCHIC), a role from which it continues to work on the commitment to bring trade relations between these two countries closer and closer.