Jorge González is an independent businessman since 2004. He has experience in the areas of construction, education, services and commerce.
Mr. González has held the positions of Minister of Housing, Secretary of Presidential Goals of the Ministry of the Presidency and Minister of the Presidency.
Mr. González has a degree in Civil Engineering from the Technological University of Panama.
During his professional career, he received a Doctor Honoris Causa of Ibero America and a Master in Educational Management of Ibero America from the Ibero-American Council In honor of Educational Quality, of Ecuador 2008. In 2009, he received a PhD in Philosophy of Ibero-American Education, Master in Educational Technology distinction from the Ibero- American Council In honor of Educational Quality in Peru.
He took office as a member of the Board of Directors of the Panama Canal Authority on April 10, 2019 for a period of nine years.