Born in Panama on February 1, 1967 in a home formed by Enna López Ferrer and Alejandro Ferrer Stanziola. Married to Irene Arias Galindo with whom he has two daughters.

Graduated from La Salle High School and continued University studies at the USMA, where in 1990, was titled in law and political sciences, Suma Cum Laude.

1992     Master's degree in law

2000     Doctorate in the science of law at the University of Michigan, as a Fulbright
              scholar. He participated in addition to a course of Global leadership and public
              policy for the 21st century at Harvard University.

1993     Legal Advisor of the Adhesion Commission of Panama to the GATT

1992     Master's degree in law

1994     Deputy Permanent Representative to that body. Between 1998 and 1999 was a member of the Presidential Commission against money
             laundering, and member of the Foreign Relations Council, 1996-1999; 2008-2009.

1994 – 1995     Permanent Representative Ambassador to the WTO in Geneva, Switzerland and Deputy Ambassador to the UN
              and other international bodies.

1995 to 1996     Counsellor for Foreign Trade at the Embassy of Panama in Washington.

1996 to 1997     Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs

2004- 2008     Minister of Trade and Industry.

During his tenure as Minister he managed, through adequate promotion policies, that Panama exceeded for the first time the billion in exports for several years. It also prompted the law of multinational headquarters, which has succeeded in attracting more than 150 companies of world renown in the country, generating thousands of jobs.

Among other honors, Dr. Ferrer received the 2008 Young Global Leader’s Title of the World Economic Forum and the prize of integrity, ethical Government, of the Panamanian chapter of international transparency category. During his term he was recognized along with the Electoral Tribunal as entities with greater transparency in the obligation of reporting by the citizen Justice Alliance.

2006 – 2013     President of the Amador Foundation (Museum of Biodiversity). CALI fellow.

2019 -     Minister of Foreign Affairs