Jaime Gonzalez was born in Colombia in 1978.
He is a Civil Engineer since December 2003. He worked during 3 years in the design and seismic vulnerability assessment of concrete and steel structures before joining the Earthquake Engineering Master Course at Rose School (Pavia, Italia). In 2007, he came back to Colombia where he worked during two more years in areas related to earthquake and structural engineering including the retrofitting of heritage structures. He enrolled the SAHC Masters Course during 2009/2010. Since 2010, he works and design engineer in Colombia, mainly in the vulnerability assessment of existing bridges and design of concrete structures.