03 March 2023

Alumnus Iñigo Salvador Crespo becomes Principal Magistrate for the Republic of Ecuador

Former Dean of the Faculty of Jurisprudence at Ecuador’s Pontifical Catholic University and alumnus of the Geneva Graduate Institute (MIL ‘94), Iñigo Salvador Crespo comes to the end of his term as Ecuadorian State Attorney General.

Prior to becoming a State Attorney General, Iñigo Salvador Crespo served as Dean of the  Faculty of Jurisprudence at Pontifical Catholic University from 2016 to 2018. He taught at the institution, holding a position as Professor since 2009. While there, he chaired "Institutions of the Public International Law", "International Criminal Law", "International Law of Armed Conflicts", "Introduction to Law", and many more.

Throughout his career in public services, Iñigo Salvador Crespo served in roles in the Supreme Court of Justice, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as Permanent Mission  Representative of Ecuador to the Office of the United Nations in Switzerland, and in the Compensation of the Security Council of the United Nations. Has practiced law freely since 1997 and was Managing Partner for the Ars Boni & Aequi Law Firm in Quito from December 2015 to July 2018.

Dr Salvador is a member of the Inter-American Juridical Committee (IAJC). Likewise, he is part of the Hispano-Luso-American Institute of International Law. He also chaired the Ecuadorian of Environmental Law, CEDA. In addition, he has been a member and director of several Chambers within the country, and is part of several national arbitration and mediation activities. He has participated as an author and collaborator in numerous legal, historical and literary publications.