Born Caracas, Venezuela, February 2, 1970.
Education: Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Law Degree, 1992. Georgetown University, Course on Foundations in American Law and Legal Education, 1995; Master in Common Law Studies, 1996. Harvard University, International Tax Program, 1998. Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Specializacion in Financial Law, 2000. Universidad Central de Venezuela, Specialization in Tax Law (thesis pending).
Professional Memberships: Founding Member of the Venezuelan Chapter of the World Association of Young Jurists and Law Students of the World Jurists Association. Member of the Bar Association of the Federal District.
Career: Professor of Comparative Income Tax and Value Added Tax, Graduate Tax Program, Universidad Metropolitana, since 2000. Attorney at the Legal Department of Citibank N.A. Venezuela, 1993-1995. Associate of Rosich, Himiob & Lipavsky, 1996-1999. Tax Manager at Servicios Halliburton de Venezuela, S.A., 1999-2000. External Advisor of Sincrudos de Oriente C.A. SINCOR, 2000-2001. Associate of Tinoco, Travieso, Planchart & Núńez, since 2001.
Languages: Spanish and English.