As part of IBM Watson Health and Cúram Research Institute, Hector is worldwide leader for research, strategy and market development. He consults government and non-government organisations on service delivery transformation and business improvement. Previously, at Munich Reinsurance Company, he spearheaded analysis of workers' compensation primary markets, social security and services, commercial insurance casualty lines and health insurance.
An internationally recognized expert in the social sector for the last 25 years, he has a variety of publications, among which the recently co-authored “Disability management: Trends and emerging strategies”. Hector studied medicine at the University CES in Colombia and holds a Master’s degree in Social Security from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. He is a Postgraduate in Project Management and Occupational Safety and Health Management.