He is an Electronic Engineer, Universitá di Padova, Italy (1973) with a Master's Degree in Energy Economics, Juridical Institute and Economics of Energy (IEJE), Université de Grenoble, France (1982).
He is currently Sub-Secretary of Energy; National Energy Secretariat of Panama. He has more than 35 years of experience in the energy sector during which he has held the position of General Manager of the Company of Electric Transmission S.A. (2005-2009), Head of the Wholesale Market of the Regulatory Entity of Public Services (today ASEP). He has also participated in the process of electrical interconnection with Central America (SIEPAC) and with Colombia. He has been a consultant in energy matters for the private sector and various technical cooperation agencies such as the United Nations, the World Bank, OLADE and other bilateral agencies in several countries in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa.