He earned a Law degree from Universidad Católica de Colombia. He majored in administrative law and in criminal law at Universidad Santo Tomás and he has a master’s degree in criminal procedural law from Universidad Militar Nueva Granada.  

He worked as a teacher at Universidad La Gran Colombia in a diploma course on the Oral Trial and Investigation Techniques  

In May 1996, he joined the Attorney General’s Office to work as a criminal investigator and later as a special prosecutor (2004). Since then, he has obtained important results in the fight against terrorism and the dismantling of criminal structures.