Rafael is a graduate student in the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate Class of 2018. Rafael is pursuing a finance and investment concentration.

Prior to entering the Baker Program, Rafael spent two years in a real estate development firm, where he was responsible for leading the new business team. He conducted market research on Colombia’s real estate industry and financial analyses for potential acquisitions and new developments.

Previously, Rafael was with Carvajal, a Latin American Holding, evaluating acquisitions and alliances with tech companies, and executing the strategy for the media and marketing solutions business units. He executed projects and transactions in eight LatAm countries.

Rafael graduated from Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, where he received a B.A. in Industrial Engineering.