Natalia Barrera Silva is a law graduate of Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and holds an LLM degree from Columbia University, where she attended as a Fulbright scholar. She also holds a specialisation certificate in competition and free trade law from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and a specialisation certificate in regulation of telecommunications and new technologies from Universidad Externado de Colombia.

Mrs Barrera Silva worked as an in-house attorney at Caracol Radio and at the firm Esguerra Barrera Arriaga Abogados, first as an associate in the competition law area and afterwards as director of media, entertainment and technologies. During her master’s studies she interned at Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts in New York.

Mrs Barrera Silva has been assistant lecturer of the competition law course at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and of the international business law course at Centro de Estudios Superiores de Administración.

She is fluent in Spanish, English and French and is admitted to practise in Colombia and the state of New York (2011).