Milenka Saavedra M was born in La Paz, Bolivia, in 1970. She was educated at the Bolivian Catholic University, La Paz (licentiate in law, 1994); Universidad Andina Simón Bolivar, La Paz (postgraduate degree in tax law, 1997); Universidad Andina Simón Bolivar, La Paz (master’s degree in regulation and competence, 2003). She has been legal counsel to a telecommunications company and legal adviser to the mayor of the City of La Paz. She is a member of Bolivian Tax Studies Institute, International Fiscal Association and the La Paz Bar Association.
Her practice areas are commercial, corporate, administrative, civil, tax, labour and competence law.
She speaks Spanish, English and French.