Benjamin Cubides is a law graduate of Javeriana University, who studied tax law at post-graduate level at Rosario University and gained a Master of Laws (LLM) in tax law from Ruprecht-Karl University, Heidelberg, Germany. He has been a member of the executive committee of the Colombian Institute of Tax Law since 2005 and president of the Institute for the period 2015–2016. He was president of the Colombian branch of the IFA for the period 2010–2011. He is a lecturer on international taxation at various Colombian universities and a speaker at local and international conferences and events. Benjamin is the author of various articles on international taxation and of a book on double taxation treaties published by CETA in Colombia in February 2010. From July 2013, he has been founder-partner at Cuval Abogados in Colombia.