Biologist, MSc. Physiology applied to production systems.
He is a biologist with recognized experience in the forestry sector and the development of climate change projects. He worked as Forestry Director of Pizano SA and General and Country Manager of Monterrey Forestal Colombia.
He was a member of various organizations' board of directors, such as Acofore, Conif, Fedemaderas, and Camcore. He is a counselor of agricultural sciences in Colciencias and a member of the Species Survival Commission of the IUCN.