Astrid Navarro is a business leader with experience in strategic business planning and finance. She has worked in finance and accounting, strategic business development, sales and marketing in several industries, including the pharmaceutical industry, of which ten years were in Merck Sharp & Dohme, where she held various key positions, always involved in strategic financial and commercial planning activities.
She is a member of the Association of Certified Public Accountants of Puerto Rico, the American Institute of Public Accountants and the Association of Professional Finance - Chapter of Puerto Rico. She is a member of the Ellevate Network, where she was a member of the Board from 2016 to 2018. She currently works as a volunteer for AbrePR (member of the Board), Financial Advisors of Puerto Rico, University Financial Advisors and Center for Puerto Rico - Fundación Sila M Calderón . Astrid was the President of the Puerto Rican Alumni Club of the University of Notre Dame from 2014 to 2017 and has been a member of several committees of the Association of Certified Public Accountants of Puerto Rico.
Currently, she is the Director of Finance and Administration of Invest Puerto Rico, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and increasing efforts to position Puerto Rico as a competitive investment jurisdiction to attract new business and capital investments. Astrid has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana and is a Certified Public Accountant. She also has several certifications among which are: Strategic Doing and Negotiation Strategies.