Partner and Founder Torres, Plaz & Araujo.
Attorney graduated from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in 1963; postgraduate studies in commercial law at the Université de París, France; Certificate as a specialist in private law from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello and specialist in financial law from the same university.
His professional experience has focused on taxation law, corporate business and civil law, as well as fiscal planning, acquisition, merger, joint ventures, regulations on foreign investments and capital markets.
He has been part of the boards of Directors of the Caracas Stock Exchange, Cervecería Modelo C.A., Mavesa S.A., Telares Palo Grande S.A.C.A., Banco Caracas S.A.C.A, Sociedad Financiera Provincial, Banco Hipotecario de Aragaua C.A., Arrendadora Industrial C.A., Seguros la Metropolitana S.A., and the Venezuelan Institute of Finance Executives (IVEF). He has acted as Secretary General of the Venezuelan association of Tax Law.
He is a professor in the field of Income Tax at the postgraduate level for finance law at Universidad Católica Andrés Bello.
He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce of Caracas, member of the Venezuelan Association of Tax Law, the Venezuelan Association of Finance Law and the International Fiscal Association (IFA). He is also a member of the Tax and Capital Markets Committees of the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce & Industry (VenAmCham), and the Tax Committee of the Venezuelan Institute of Finance (IVEF). He is also Director of the Venezuelan Association of law and Economics (Velea).