Please join us in welcoming our new colleague Santiago Martínez Ochoa, who joined the ELC as Legal Officer at the end of May.
Santiago is a Colombian national, formerly Head of the Legal Office at the Ministry of Environment of Colombia.
His previous experience includes working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as an advisor on international marine and fishing legal issues, and as an attorney for the energy sector while working for BP.
He holds a Master’s Degree (LL.M) from the University of the Andes (Colombia) and another from the University of Pennsylvania (United States).
Already feeling at home in Europe, as he is fluent in English, French and German as well as his native Spanish, Santiago enjoys photography, cooking and trekking.