Gilberto has several academic and professional achievements behind him. He undertook Technical Studies in Police Services but also studied International Relations and Political Studies to gain a broader knowledge base.

His impressive military experience includes working as a Rural Operations Commando, USA Marine Corps Southcom. This involved performing high-pressure manoeuvres in challenging jungle environments in El Espinal, Colombia, in 2006.

Gilberto’s experience in Special Operations Command saw him involved in rural combat, using long- and short-range weaponry. He has gained valuable knowledge of strategic operations planning, field orientation and aerial assault.

Gilberto also has worked with the National Police of Colombia, been an instructor in international security and special tactics, and served as an advisor to the Mexican Government. During this assignment, Gilberto delivered strategic training plans for public security, urban tactics, and private-security training.