Orlando Sardi de Lima

Orlando Sardi de Lima (born 15 August 1950)[1] is the current Ambassador of Colombia to Spain with dual accreditation to the Colombian missions in Andorra, Algeria and Morocco. An agricultural engineer from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Sardi has also served as President of Proexport from 1998 to 2000, and has been in the directives of various private and public firms including Winchester Oil & Gas, Comagro, Banco Ganadero S.A, Bancóldex, and the Colombian Institute of Agricultural Marketing (Idema), he also worked in the presidential campaigns of Andrés Pastrana Arango, and Juan Manuel Santos.[2][3][4]

Orlando Sardi De Lima
Colombia Ambassador to Spain
In office
10 January 2011 – 2013
PresidentJuan Manuel Santos
Preceded byCarlos Rodado Noriega
Succeeded byFernando Carrillo Flórez
Colombia Ambassador to Andorra
Assumed office
9 March 2011
PresidentJuan Manuel Santos
Preceded byCarlos Rodado Noriega
President of Proexport
In office
15 September 1998 – 1 October 2000
PresidentAndrés Pastrana Arango
Preceded byLázaro Mejía Arango
Succeeded byAngela María Orozco Gómez
Personal details
Born (1950-08-15) 15 August 1950 (age 72)
Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
SpouseStella Aristizábal
ChildrenFelipe Sardi Aristizábal
Juan Carlos Sardi Aristizábal
Daniel Sardi Aristizábal
Alma materUniversity of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez (BScAg)
ProfessionAgricultural Engineer

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Curriculum Vítae de Orlando Sardi de Limas" [Curriculum Vitae of Orlando Sardi de Limas] (in Spanish). Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 2011-04-09.
  2. ^ Samper Ospina, Juanita (2011-01-10). "Nuevo Embajador De Colombia Presentó Credenciales A Rey De España" [New Ambassador of Colombia Presents Credentials to King of Spain]. El Tiempo (in Spanish). Madrid. Archived from the original on 2011-04-03. Retrieved 2011-04-10.
  3. ^ "El nuevo embajador de Colombia en España es un experto en comercio exterior" [The New Ambassador of Colombia to Spain is an expert in foreign trade]. ABC (in Spanish). Bogotá. 2010-12-02. Retrieved 2011-04-10.
  4. ^ "Cos diplomàtic acreditat a Andorra: Colòmbia" [Diplomatic Corps Accredited to Andorra] (in Catalan). Andorra, Ministry of External Affairs. Archived from the original on 2011-10-28. Retrieved 2011-10-28.