Profile: Rodolfo Agustín Lira, Director Menas de Argentina
Rodolfo Lira – who received his law degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires
and attended postgraduate courses on constitutional law there and in the US,
Europe and Brazil – is a leading commercial, governmental and academic lawyer.
In public office Rodolfo has been an adviser and legal consultant to the
secretary of Promoción del Crecimiento of Argentina's presidency; adviser to
secretary of foreign trade of the Ministry of the Economy; and the secretary on
regional and international economic relations of the Ministry of Foreign
is currently a nominated judge-arbitrator for the application of the Brasilia
Protocol for dispute resolutions in Mercosur.
He has been a legal adviser to Ferrocarriles Argentinos and chief counsel of Gas
del Estado. He is president of the VT Argentina genetics company, and
relations consultant to companies such as American Express Argentina and
He practised law within the Estudio Entelman and was founder and partner of the
law firm Estudio Lira y Asociados as well as legal adviser for Argentina of the
US Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).
He is fluent in Spanish, English, French, Portuguese, and Italian.