Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Raúl Maldonado Gautier

Chief of Staff & Chief Financial Officer

Government of Puerto Rico

Raúl is currently the Chief of Staff for the Government of Puerto Rico and the Chief Financial Officer.

Prior to this appointment, he worked for more than ten years in 2 of the Big 4 accounting firms. In 1993, he accepted the position of Assistant Secretary of the Internal Revenue of the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury. During those years he worked in the drafting of the Internal Revenue Code of 1994 and on the Administrative Reform of the Department and lead the “Federal Task Force” in charge of field operations and confiscations with state and federal agencies. When he finished his duties in the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury, he began his private practice in Tax Law. In January 2017, he was confirmed as Secretary of the Department of the Treasury.