Doctor of Jurisprudency, University Central Ecuador, Quito, 1975.
3d and 2d secretary, Embassy Ecuador, Brussels, 1976-1977; 1st secretary, Permanent Mission of Ecuador, Geneva, 1982-1983; counsellor, Permanent Mission of Ecuador, Geneva, 1983-1984; counsellor, Permanent Mission of Ecuador to United Nations, New York City, 1984-1986; charge d'affairs, Embassy Ecuador, Buenos Aires, 1988-1991; ambassador, Embassy Ecuador, Stockholm, since 1996; ambassador, Embassy Ecuador, Helsinki, Finland, Oslo, Copenhagen, since 1997; ambassador, Embassy Ecuador, Tallinn, Vilnius, since 1998. Attorney Cartagena Agreement Board, Lima, Peru, 1977-1979. Member negotiating team for Ecuadorean membership to World Trade Organisation Government of Ecuador, Quito, 1993-1995.
Married Rita del Carmen Astudillo, March 20, 1973. Children: Santiago, Alvaro, Carolina.