Regulatory Strategy Manager, Clever Leaves
Andres has held leadership positions with proven results in both the public and private sectors. He is highly experienced in drug policy and cannabis regulations.
Since 2019 Andrés has acted as Clever Leaves´ Regulatory Strategy Manager, position in which he provides the Company with his regulatory expertise of each country of interest that has enacted a sort of legislation for the use of cannabis.
Andrés was Director of the National Narcotics Office of the Colombian Ministry of Health from 2016 to 2019 and took part in the discussion process at a UN level of drug policy reform. For 5 years, he led the process for the regulatory development and implementation of the legal framework for the scientific, medical and industrial uses of cannabis in Colombia.
Andres gained experience in the different regulatory models for controlled substances at a global level in relationship with international law. Andres holds a master’s degree in chemistry from National University of Colombia.