He served as National Director of the Liberal Political Party (Partido Liberal), which made him the youngest person to ever occupy this position. Simultaneously, he served as member of the House of Representatives from 2007 to 2014.
Simon Gaviria is an economist with a concentration in Mathematics, Econometrics and Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Upon graduation, his thesis on Pension Reform was commemorated with honors. He also graduated from the High Government Program at the School of Government “Alberto Lleras Camargo” of Universidad de Los Andes.
During the first few years of his career, he was a financial analyst at JP Morgan Chase Corporate Finance in New York, NY.