Ruth Puente is the GAC Secretariat. She is originally from Uruguay but moved to the Netherlands as she took up her current position in early 2011.
From 2006-2011 she was LACNIC's External Relations Officer, where she was responsible for communication and membership services.
Ms. Puente holds a degree in International Relations from the University of the Republic.
She took DiploFoundation's Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme (IGCPB) in 2008.
Puente has served as the Membership Liaison at LACTLD. She has also worked as an Account Executive at RAS Group, which is an International Freight Forwarder.