Andrés López Velasco
Director, Colombian National Narcotics Fund
Andrés is an expert in drug regulation and policy. He specializes in international cannabis legislation and review scenarios for drug policy. Currently, he directs the Colombian National Narcotics Fund, which oversees implementation of medical and scientific uses of controlled substances and works with pharmaceutical companies that import, manufacture and distribute controlled medicines. Previously, Andrés worked for the Colombian Ministry of Justice and Law during construction of the Colombian regulation of cannabis. He holds a master’s degree from National University of Colombia.