He was born in 1956.
He is an Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Los Andes, and holds an MBA degree with a major in Actuarial Studies from University of Michigan. He has served in several positions in the private sector as President OF Administradora de Fondos de Pensiones y Cesantías Protección S.A., position held since its foundation and for a 15 year term, and at Suramericana de Seguros S.A. where he acted for 11 years as Insurance Assistant and Insurance Manager. Professor at Universidad de Medellín and Universidad Externado de Colombia.
He was appointed President at Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana S.A. in October 2006, and is currently member of the board of directors at Grupo Nutresa S.A, Grupo Argos S.A., Suramericana S.A and SURA Asset Management. He also serves as president of the Competitiveness Private Council in Colombia, and is board member at several social purpose entities, including Fundación para el Desarrollo de Antioquia – Proantioquia, Fundación Empresarios por la Educación and Corporación Colombia Internacional.
He is member of the Board of Directors of Bancolombia since 2007. Is the Chairman of the Board of Directors.