The minister of Labor and Employment Promotion, Alfonso Fernando Grados Carraro, officially assumed as minister of Labor and Employment Promotion during a transfer ceremony which was attended by the former Minister Daniel Maurate.
During the event, Grados Carraro said the lead management in the ministry will be based on consultation and dialogue.
“My administration will listen to the parties, will protect the most needy, always thinking of the welfare of the country and, above all, on workers”, said Minister Grados.
Also, he said that will support to disadvantaged economic sectors in labor issues. “I am going to focus on topics such as the eradication of child labor, forced labor, equality to women’s work in the Peruvian economy, especially of the working mother,” said the minister.
Grados Carraro said that it will continue to promote the young people employability through social programs of the ministry. “Not only will we train young people for dependent work, but also for independent work. Entrepreneurship is one of the major reasons for the economic growth that has emerged in recent years”, he said.
The minister holds a degree in business administrator by the Pacific University (1975 – 1981), and he has an MBA by Adolfo Ibáñez University of Chile (2010-2012).
Also, in 2009, he made additional studies in the business productivity Program of London Consulting Group, and an updating course for Executives in JML Leadership Consultants.
Grados Carraro has held positions in private sector, highlighting, the general managment of Cervecera del Sur del Perú S.A company., and Institute for Liberty and Democracy.
Furthermore, he was the Human Resources Corporate Manager of UCP Backus y Johnston S.A.A and vice president of Operations in the International Bank of Peru – Interbank.
During the transfer process, he led the transfer process of Labor and Employment Promotion sector. He has participated as administrative manager of election campaign of the current president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.
As is well known, his father, Alfonso Grados Bertorini had the same ministerial position in the second government of Fernando Belaúnde.