Andrea Lizarraga is an associate in the Compliance, Banking, Consumer Defense and Arbitration teams, where she regularly advises multinational and local companies.
In the Compliance team she focuses on risk management, anti-corruption, ethics and money laundering issues, where she has vast experience creating and implementing compliance programs, internal policies, as well as conducting internal investigations.
Within the scope of financial system regulation, she has assisted various technology companies, multilateral banks, investment banks and investment funds in relation to operations in Bolivia.
In turn, Andrea has experience advising companies in the field of new technologies and especially in data protection. Within this branch, her work is complemented by her experience with consumer protection.
Likewise, Andrea has experience advising companies on dispute resolution, with a special focus on international arbitration.
Before joining PPO, Andrea worked in the Legal and Projects area of an international NGO based in the United States and with different field offices in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Likewise, she worked in the Department of Legal Cooperation at the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington, D.C.
In the academic field, Andrea has been a postgraduate professor of International Compliance and International Arbitration at the Bolivian Catholic University “San Pablo” in La Paz, Bolivia
Andrea obtained her law degree from the Bolivian Catholic University “San Pablo” and has a diploma in Corporate Compliance and Information Protection from the Bolivian Private University in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Also, Andrea has a master’s degree in International Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)