PhD. in Governance from the University of Texas at Austin, United States. He has been a member of the ad hoc Advisory Commission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on maritime delimitation with Chile. He is an expert in issues of international security and the Middle East. He has been a commentator on international issues for CNN in Spanish. Columnist for El Comercio (Peru), Reforma (Mexico) and América Economía (web media). He is a main professor in the Department of Social Sciences of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. His areas of interest are international relations, the Middle East, international security and public opinion.