Born in Bogota, Colombia, to German Jewish parents, Married, Father of two.
Fluent in Hebrew, English and Spanish. Graduated in the Technion, Haifa, Israel, Masters at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Executive Director of the Confederation of Jewish Communities of Colombia, Commissioner to combat antisemitism at the Latinamerican Jewish Congress and Member of the Executive Committee of the WJC since 2013. Lecturer at two top universities and at the diplomatic academy of the minister of foreign affairs of Colombia. International Affairs columnist at two leading dailies.
Included in the list of 40 most influential pro-Israel leaders in Latinamerica by JNS, February 2021 Awarded the CICLA Prize in Israel, given to outstanding Latin-American Jewish leaders, October 2012.