Juan Guillermo Ruiz

Posse Herrera Ruiz

Juan Guillermo Ruiz is a founding partner of Posse Herrera Ruiz. He heads the Tax Planning and International Commerce practice group. His practice focuses on taxation, principally centered on tax planning for cross-border transactions.

He also has ample experience in developing tax structures for M&A; project finance, public and private infrastructure bids, tax disputes, and in the creation of free trade zones.

He has worked for more than 25 years on tax structure and tax planning, wealth management, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and other major projects and transactions for several industries, including infrastructure, oil and gas, mining, energy, telecommunications, real estate, finance, retail, health care, forestry and agro-industrial projects.

Juan Guillermo was Latin American President of IFA, previously he was President for the Colombian chapter of the IFA and he was also President of the Board of Directors of the Colombian Tax Law Institute (ICDT).

He has a JD from Universidad Javeriana, and a Masters degree in Socio Economic Sciences from the same university; he also has a degree in Tax Law from Universidad de la Sabana; and in Administrative Law, International Trade and Customs from Universidad del Rosario. His native language is Spanish and he is fluent in English.