Professor, Universidad del Rosario
Academic Career Professor (Profesor Principal) at the Department of International, Political and Urban Studies, and former Director of the Observatory on Illicit Drugs and Weapons, at Universidad del Rosario.
Member of the Colombian Observatory on Organized Crime. PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and Master in International Security Studies from the University of Leicester, as a Chevening Scholar of the British Government.
Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of War Studies, Kings College London. Visiting Lecturer at the George C. Marshall Center for European Security Studies, in Germany, for the Programme on Terrorism and Security Studies; and Scholar of the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, at the National Defense University in Washington D.C., for the Courses on Security and Defence Policies, Terrorism and Counterterrorism, and Combating Transnational Organized Crime.
Visiting Professor at the Joint War College of the Colombian Military Forces, and at the Schools of Intelligence of the Colombian Navy and the Army. Lecturer at the Colombian Diplomatic Academy ‘Augusto Ramirez Ocampo’-Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Former Researcher at the Center for Strategic Studies in National Security and Defence (CEESEDEN) at the Colombian Joint College of War, and Professional Officer of the National Colombian Army Commissioned at the Joint Command of the Military Forces to serve as Intelligence Analyst at the Joint Department of Intelligence (J2), and as Secretary to the Bilateral Border Commission Colombia-Ecuador. Before Joining Universidad del Rosario he lectured at Javeriana University and Universidad Militar Nueva Granada in Bogota, and was also a Teaching Assistant on International Organizations at the LSE.
Faculty and Research Scholar, Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC) at George Mason University
Assistant Commissioner (Retired), Ireland's National Police
Agile Security Partners
Senior Program Director, Verité
Programme Manager – Afghan Opiate Trade Project (AOTP), UNODC
Honorary Lecturer, University College London (UCL)
Project Coordinator, SWAIMS project, Human Dynamics
Co-Founder & Chief Research Officer at Noria Research / PhD Sorbonne University
Director/Police Instructor at USAL and Regional Coordinator at CISEGCISEG