Javier studied Political Science and International Relations at Francisco Marroquín University. He holds a master's degree in International Relations and a master's degree in Public Policy from New York State University, which he obtained through a Fulbright scholarship.
He is currently working on public policy analysis in the private sector and interacting with key stakeholders such as business organizations, public officials in the executive and legislative branches, and civil society organizations.
Throughout his career he has worked on issues such as international trade, violence prevention, the reduction of drug demand, community relations and corporate social responsibility programs in both the public and private sectors. He has researched, written and published on the electoral system, congress, elections and public policies in instances such as FLACSO Guatemala, ASIES, Landívar University, Francisco Marroquín University and the University of Salamanca's Latin America Today Magazine.