Geodetic Engineer degree from the University of Zulia, with a master’s degree in geophysics from the University of Tulsa, USA.
He joined the oil industry in 1983. He has an outstanding record in the areas of geology and reservoir operations.
During the sabotage he served as general manager for Exploration and Production of PDVSA Intevep, coordinating assigned personnel to production operations in the west and east. He currently serves as executive director of the East.