Mauricio holds a Magister Degree in International Trade from the Sergio Arboleda University and a postgraduate degree in International Trade from Universidad Sergio Arboleda in association with Georgetown University in Washington DC. He holds a Bachelor degree in Government and International Relations from the Externado University in Bogotá.
Mauricio has more than 10 years of experience in business management and internationalization, as well as in university management. Also, experience in business advising and consultancy in internationalization processes. He has extensive teaching experience in undergraduate and postgraduate course in different Colombian Universities
Mauricio worked as Country Manager at AB Trade Link, as Associate Dean of International Trade at the University Sergio Arboleda, as Director of International Business at the Universidad del Rosario and as Commercial Director at the Colombian American Chamber of Commerce. He has been a consultant for Colombian and foreign companies through entities as the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce and the Swiss Organization Fundes.
Mauricio has published different articles on international trade and business, business internationalization, business opportunities and market access requirements in newspapers and specialized magazines and is a reference in newspapers such as La República, La Opinion and El Colombiano, among others.