Degree in economy, University De Quito, Ecuador, 1965. Postgraduate, University Southern California, 1966.
Economist, National Planning Board, Quito, 1964; general manager, Stock Exchange, Guayaquil, 1968; general manager, Fadesa Industrial Group, Guayaquil, 1971-1974; undersecretary Ministry of Oil, Government Ecuador, Quito, 1974-1976; minister finance, Government Ecuador, Quito, 1976-1977, 81; minister oil, Government Ecuador, Quito, 1980; economist, Cons. Group, Guayaquil, 1978; regional manager, Bank Azuay, Guayaquil, 1979; director, International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1982-1984; submgr., Bank Guayaquil, 1982; president, Corporation Ecuatoriana Desarrollo, Quito, Ecuador, 1985-1990; general consul, Government of Ecuador, Houston, since 1991; also minister finance and credit, Government of Ecuador.
Member Colegio De Economistas.
Married Elisa Aguirre. Children: Sofia, Cesar, Raul Y Silvia.