Born in Panama on 12 June 1951. Graduated as Infantry Officer in Venezuela and Helicopter Pilot at Fort Walters, Texas, and Fort Rucker, Alabama. In the legal field was the Secretary General of the Civil Chamber of the Panama Supreme Court. First ever elected Judge of the Maritime Court of Panama following the signing of the Torrijos-Carter Treaties. He held this post for four years, from 1982-1986.
Permanent Representative of Panama to the International Maritime Organization in London and legal advisor to the Embassy of Panama in the United Kingdom between 1979 and 1982.
Maritime Law graduated from the University of London. He obtained Master of Law and Marine Sciences at the University of Washington under the auspices of the Fulbright Program and a PhD at the Santa Maria la Antigua University in which obtained Cum Laude honors and his thesis was named "The discursive theory and argumentative developments in the maritime procedural law ".
Professor of Law at the National University of Panama since 1985. He has written books and Commercial Law (1996) and Maritime Law (1985). Author of several articles and conferences in Panama and abroad. Member of the National Bar Association, Director for the Law School of the University of Science and Technology (ULACIT) 1994-1998 and first Director of the Legal Office of the University where he also completed doctoral studies in Business Administration (Thesis Pending).
Former President of the National Association of Protection and Defense of Consumers and Environment (ANAPRODECA). Former President of the American Institute of Maritime Law (IIDM).
Dr. Nelson Carreyo
Maritime and litigation specialist
Directors of companies,
Registration of Marks, Migration
Civil cases, Ship registration, real estate.