Ivan Capriles is a Research Fellow on International Rule of Law at the Robert Bosch Academy and a doctoral candidate at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, researching on national oil companies. He has gained energy-related experience at the Venezuelan Embassy in Saudi Arabia, the Venezuelan oil ministry, an oil refinery in Venezuela and a gas pipeline operator in Colombia. He has obtained further experiences on topics such as post-tsunami reconstruction, fragile states and strategic planning. Other interest areas include futures studies and digitalization. He recently worked as rapporteur at the Salzburg Global Seminar´s Session on LGBT Rights.