José Fernando López is an economist from Universidad Nacional de Colombia with 34 years’ experience in journalism. He was economic editor of El Tiempo newspaper in Bogota, director of Diners magazine, and editor in chief of Colombia’s Semana magazine, the most influential publication in Colombia. He won the Premio Nacional de Periodismo Economico de Colombia award, sponsored by Diners and the British Council. López was a professor of the economics faculty of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia for 15 years and professor of the Language and Communications faculty at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana of Bogota. He has been living in the United States for 12 years and currently holds the position of Editor in Chief of <a href="http://poder360.com/index.php?language=en&id_country=1" target="_hplink">PODER magazine</a>.