Embassy in New Zeland

Who are we?

Updated date: 19/09/2022

HE Ambassador María Belén Bogado

Ambassador Maria Belén Bogado is a career diplomat.

She served as Director General of International Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of the Argentine Republic from 2019 to 2020, in charge of technical cooperation in bilateral and multilateral fields.

She was also Chair of the Intergovernmental Council of the Ibero-American Programme for the Strengthening of South-South Cooperation (Programa Iberoamericano para el Fortalecimiento de la Cooperación Sur-Sur, PIFCCS). 

Ambassador Bogado has served also as Deputy Director of the National Directorate of Multilateral Economic Relations.

Abroad, she served from 2006 to 2015 at the Argentine Embassy to the Kingdom of Spain. Since 2011 she was Deputy Head of Mission at the aforementioned Embassy.

She began her diplomatic career in 2003 in the Directorate of International Organizations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship.

She has a Master's degree in International Relations from the Complutense University of Madrid and a degree in International Relations from the National University of Rosario.

Ambassador Bogado is married and has two children with her wife, Mariela Ghiggi.


Mr Pablo Andrés Ciallella, Second Secretary, Economic and Trade Section

Mrs. María Carolina Frizzo, Second Secretary, Political Section

Mrs. Melina Inés Solari Marchesini, Third Secretary and Consul

Administrative Officer


 Local Employees:

Ms Laura Elisa Erguy Alcain, Personal Assistant to the Ambassador.

Ms Noel Checchetto, Consular Assistant.

Mr Frank Edward Beyer, Consular Assistant.

Mr Sol Scaglia, Administrative Assistant

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