Armando Guio Español is a lawyer, and graduated from Universidad de los Andes (Bogota, Colombia) in 2014 with an Honours Degree. He holds a Masters of Law from Harvard Law School (LL.M. '16) and a Master of Public Policy from Oxford University (MPP '18).
He has advised public and private entities around the world on data protection, AI policy and innovation matters. He has been actively involved in the design and implementation of AI Strategy's of several countries in Latin-America. And, as a consultant for CAF Development Bank of Latin-America, he has led the design of the first AI Governmental Council of Latin-America and the Caribbean. Armando is also currently involved as an active collaborator of the Network of Centers and in the implementation of its strategic roadmap in the next years.
He is interested in emerging technologies and the ethical and regulatory challenges that come with them. He thinks that the regulation of these innovations will be one of the most important discussions of our generation and would be essential for the future of developing countries.Thus, he has focused his work and studies on the design and implementation of regulatory sandboxes.