Born Merida, Venezuela, October 8, 1954.
Education: Universidad de Los Andes, Law Degree, 1981. Universitá Degli Studi di Trieste, Italy, Specialization in Labor Law, Academic Distinction summa cum laude, 1983-1985.
Professional Memberships: Member of the Bar Association of the State of Bolivar.
Career: ttorney at the Legal Department of C.V.G. Ferrominera del Orinoco, 1982-1992. Legal Counsel at C.V.G. Bauxita Venezolana, C.A., and C.V.G. Bauxilum, C.A., 1993-1995. Associate of Núñez & Eiris, 1995-1997. Junior Partner of Tinoco, Travieso, Planchart & Núñez, since 1997.
Languages: Spanish and Italian.