AIDA Bolivia was founded in April 2007, as the result of the initiative of fourteen insurance professionals who are the founding members: Alfonso Lopez del Solar, Carlos Baudoin, Francisco Gomez, Gisela Perez, Hector Ponce de Leon V., Jaime Ponce G., José Alfredo Arce, Jose Roberto Arze, Justino Avendaño R., Luis Villanueva, Mauricio Ipiña, Oscar Chambi, Sandra Ramírez B. and Tatiana Ovando.
Most of them continue today actively promoting and participating in a demanding agenda of activities set under the visionary leadership of President, Dr. Jaime Ponce Garcia, who has chaired the Chapter since its foundation.
AIDA Bolivia´s purpose is to make a relevant contribution to the scientific development, study and dissemination of insurance, favouring international academic exchange and collaboration in this area, with special involvement both on a regional level /LATAM) and in the international outreach of AIDA’s worldwide organization.
AIDA Bolivia has created eighteen National Working Groups to concentrate upon specific areas of insurance law.
Additionally, it has a number of members across the major cities in Bolivia concerned with Young AIDA activities.
AIDA Bolivia has organized numerous academic events in the most relevant cities of the country such as La Paz and Santa Cruz. These events have always been praised for the outstanding quality of the invited speakers, the relevance of the subjects addressed and as a very useful tool in the process of training young professionals coming from the numerous disciplines involved in the insurance industry, not only as independent attendees, but also sponsored by the main players of the Bolivian insurance market (companies, brokers, claims adjusters, law firms, the supervising authority and many others.
In addition, AIDA Bolivia has actively participated through its members in various international events relating to insurance law and insurance business in general, hosted mainly by AIDA National Chapters and its governing bodies. The events attended were held in different countries of the American continent and Europe.
Fuller details of the history and activities of AIDA Bolivia can be found on its website: www.aidabolivia.com
AIDA Bolivia presently has a Committee and appointed National Working Group Presidents as follows: