Luis Alberto Castell is a lawyer and graduate of the Pontifical Xavierian University of Bogotá, with a specialisation in competition and free trade law, and with a Master of Laws (LLM) in international business from Queen Mary University of London.
Luis has more than 10 years of experience. He began his professional practice in the financial sector and has focused on competition law and corporate compliance. He was an adviser to the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce on antitrust matters and mergers and was a member of that authority’s specialised group on the protection of competition in public procurement processes (bid rigging). Luis also served as an International Fellow in the Mergers IV Division of the Bureau of Competition of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
For more than three years, he has been part of the corporate compliance team at Baker McKenzie, handling matters related to personal data protection, corporate compliance (prevention of corruption and prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing) and competition.