Sebastian Zuleta-Henriquez is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center. He is an experienced practitioner in mediation, conflict resolution, and transitional justice. At the Atlantic Council, Zuleta advises the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center on regional transformations and their implications for US politics. He also supports the work of the Venezuela Solutions Group and the US-Colombia Advisory Group.

Previously, he served as associate professor at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia. Recently, he served as an independent consultant for Open Society Foundations and UN Women in Latin America, focusing on regional stability and the political crisis in Venezuela by providing strategic insights and advice. He was previously a senior expert for the United States Institute of Peace focused on Peace Negotiations and Transitional Justice in Colombia. He was the team leader of the Latin America Program from the European Institute of Peace based in Brussels from 2019 to 2021.

Previously, he served as advisor to the Office of the High Commissioner for Peace in Colombia during the negotiations and implementation process of the 2016 Peace Accords between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP) and the negotiations between the government and the National Liberation Army (ELN).

He is a PhD candidate in ethics and human rights at Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm and holds a master’s degree in international law from the University of the Andes, a master’s degree in international protection of human rights from the University of Deusto, and a master’s degree in international humanitarian action from the University of Uppsala. He is a 2018 Erasmus+ grantee. He obtained his bachelor’s degrees in political science, law, and international relations with distinction from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia.