Johns Hopkins University. Universidad de Los Andes (Doctor in Law). Universidad de Nuestra Sefiora del Rosario (Income Taxation and Banking Law).\r\nSecretary General, 1975-1976 and Secretary of Treasury, 1977, Department of Cundinamarca.
Spoken languages: Spanish, English and French.
Born on 30 August 1949 in Bogotá, Columbia to Carlos Urrutia Holguín and María Teresa Valenzuela Vega. He is the grandson of Francisco José Urrutia Olano. He was the great-grandson of Francisco de Paula Urrutia Ordóñez.\r\nHe attended law school at the University of the Andes.
He was appointed Ambassador of Colombia to the United States on 5 September 2012.
He is an Associate Member of the American Bar Association, a Fellow at the American Bar Foundation, Member of the International Bar Association since 1999.