in cooperation with

Dr. Henry Jiménez Guanipa, LL.M.

born 1959 in Venezuela,

admitted as Abogado (attorney at law in Venezuela) since 1986

Education: studies of law at the University Santa Maria de Caracas, postgraduated studies criminal law at the Catholic University Andrés Bello in Caracas, Masterstudies at the University Heidelberg (LL.M. 2001), Promotion at the University Bochum (Dr. jur. 2010)

Professional career: 1987-1992 Abogado, Bermúdez / Urdaneta & Asociados / Caracas, 1992-2003 Company Lawyer and Manager Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), 2004-2010 Residence Researcher invited by Max-Planck-Institut für internationales öffentliches Recht/Heidelberg, 2007-2010 Residence Researcher invited by Institut for Mineral Resources and Energy University Bochum; 2011 Founder of the International Institute for Environmental Energy and Development IEAD