Former Panama Ambassador to the UK, Republic of Ireland and Iceland Partner SOLENDEG Panama London Office
Legal prodigy Ana Irene Delgado is a former Panamanian ambassador to the UK, Norway, Ireland and Iceland; Panama Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organization; Member of the Board of Governors of the World Maritime University; advisor and member of the board to the Franco Panama School in Panama and General Manager of the Radio Emporium.
In 2006 she was made Managing Partner in Panama City’s leading law firm Solis Endara Delgado & Guevara. This prestigious role reflects her knowledge of the shipping industry as 23% (8,600) of the world’s ocean going fleet sails under the flag of the Central American Republic of Panama. Delgado runs the firm’s London office and is a conduit between its lawyers in Panama and clients in Europe.
Delgado represented the Panamanian President’s team at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. She has degrees in law and business from Santa Maria La Antigua University, Panama; New York University School of Law; Florida State University and the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York receiving numerous awards from them.
She is an elected member of the Board of Directors of New York University; President of New York University Law School Alumni Chapter in Panama; Vice President of the International Maritime University Assembly; a member of the Board of Directors of the Latin America and Caribbean Friendship Organisation with the People’s Republic of China Federation; on the Board of Directors of the Panamanian Association of Friendship with China (APACHI); on the Board of Directors of the Panamanian Bar Association and Unionists Lawyers' Movement (MAG). She is also on the Board of Directors (Counsel) to the Panama Chamber of Commerce and Industries; Advisor for the Legal
Affairs Committee of the Panamanian Association of Business Executives (APEDE) and Director of a number of national and international companies related to trade and industry.
Delgado finds time to practice sport at an international level, representing Panama in the World Fencing Championships and is an appointed counsel to the Fencing Pan-American Confederation (FIE). She promotes art, organising folklore, dance and painting workshops for juniors and young people, and carries out community work for Panamanian Indian communities (Kunas and Wounan). She also works to improve health and nutrition amongst Panama East’s less privileged communities.