A certified public accountant from Universidad Externado de Colombia; expert in international accounting and financial reporting standards from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain); expert in financial instruments and stock exchange from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain); specialist in Corporate Finance from Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia; certified in International Financial Reporting Standards by ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of England).
He has specialized in international financial reporting standards IFRS and international audit and assurance standards AIS with further studies on such topics at the Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección -APD-, the Institute for Internacional Research -IIR-, the Instituto Superior de Técnicas y Prácticas Bancarias -ISTPB-, and in England with the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales -ICAEW-.
He has 30 years of professional experience, of which he has devoted 9 to provide advisory on IFRS to important companies all over the country.
He has occupied the positions of external auditor, accounting and tax advisor, business consultant and international accounting advisor. Partner of the accounting firm Grant Thornton Fast & Abs Auditores. As an expert in accounting and international financial reporting standards, he has provided advisory services to various companies in Colombia regarding convergence and international reporting processes.