Felipe is an attorney from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Hons) and a specialist in Commercial Law from the same university. He has an LLM in Trade Regulation from NYU Law School, a diploma in Negotiation from Harvard Law School and a diploma in the American Legal System from Yale University. In the past, Felipe worked as litigant and adviser for private law firms in competition law, consumer protection and intellectual property matters. Before joining the Superintendence, Felipe was secretary general and associate researcher at the Private Council on Competitiveness of Colombia. Felipe was also research assistant for Professor Eleanor Fox at NYU law School between 2009 and 2010. He has been adjunct professor of World Trade Organization Law at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and is currently adjunct professor at the specialisation in Competition and International Trade at the same university. He was admitted as attorney to the New York Bar in March 2012.
Felipe is the chief adviser to the Superintendent of Industry and Commerce at the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (Colombia’s competition agency). Felipe leads the team of attorneys and economists that decide competition cases for alleged antitrust violations in Colombia, as well as merger cases, together with the Superintendent of Industry and Commerce. Felipe joined the agency in November 2012.