Alvaro is a founding member of Consortium Legal – Guatemala. With extensive experience in arbitration, foreign investment, electricity, mergers and acquisitions and banking legislation. During his career he has served as chairman of the board of directors of the Conflict Resolution Commission of the Chamber of Industry of Guatemala; I participated as Judge ad hoc case Tiu Tojín v State of Guatemala of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights; is a member of Guatemala before the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); member of the Group of 100 Jurists of the Center for Innovation, Development and Legal Research for Latin America. Garrigues – Tec de Monterrey; member of the editorial board of IURISTEC (compilation of Publications of Judicial Judgments commented); and as Dean of the Faculty of Legal and Social Sciences of the Rafael Landívar University. Mr Castellanos recently participated in the acquisition by Promerica Financial Corporation of Banco Citibank of Guatemala, SA, Cititarjetas, Limitada and other related companies; in an operation that will reach US$1,474 million in assets and close to 100 bank branches.