Venezuelan and Italian. Lawyer and former career diplomat with more than 16 years of experience in international relations. Solid academic training in law, economics, and politics, enriched with studies in negotiation and conflict resolution, as well as security issues. Master’s degree in Geopolitics and Global Security (University of Rome Sapienza). Since 2020, PhD Student in Social Sciences and Statistics (University of Naples Federico II), specialized in transnational organized crime and human trafficking.