Guillermo Bolinaga is the co-founder of Opportunitas Advisor. A long-time business consultant with a focus on risk management, strategic communications, and scenario planning. For two decades, he was the General Counsel and Regulatory Affairs Director of Empresas Polar, the largest private sector company in Venezuela.
He has more than 25 years of senior leadership experience in global consumer goods companies that achieve strategic business objectives in mission-critical situations. His extensive experience extends to crisis management in Latin America with focus on Mexico, Colombia, Perú, Central America, and Venezuela.
He has been recognized for his ability to develop corporate messaging and communications and mitigate business risks in complex business disputes and uncertain political and regulatory environments. He has served on the board of directors in companies in Venezuela, the United States, Colombia, and Mexico.
Guillermo was professor of Evidence Theory at the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas and founder and coordinator of the law school’s Honors program (Cátedra de Honor).
He earned a law degree from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello and a Master of Laws from Duke University.