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 led the design and implementation of Colombia's AI Strategy. And, as a consultant for the Development Bank of Latin-America, he works with Brasil, Argentina, Perú and Chile in their own digital transformation strategies.
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 throughout the region.