Luis Miguel Morelli is a lawyer from Universidad Externado de Colombia, with a Master Degree in Comparative Law from New York University (New York), Macroeconomic Policy and Planning studies in Northeastern University (New York) and Public Affairs Management in Universidad Externado de Colombia and Columbia University (New York). Morelli worked four years for the State oil Company, Ecopetrol, in the legal and associated operations areas, and nearly fifteen years for Occidental de Colombia, Inc., an affiliate of Northamerican Occidental Petroleum Corporation. In 2003, the Conservative Party proposed him to be the only candidate running for Governor of Norte de Santander, a challenge that he accepted as a contribution to the country. He was elected by popular vote in October 2003, with 192,500 votes, performing this role until January 2008. Following his service to the public sector, Morelli went back to the oil industry, this time as member of three boards of directors of Canadian companies operating in Colombia and as executive director of Azabache Energy Inc., in Colombia. He was appointed President of the National Hydrocarbon Agency – ANH, on 20 September 2018.
Beth Urbanas is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia and the Americas at the Office of International Affairs in the U.S. Department of Energy. Ms. Urbanas is responsible for managing DOE’s bilateral and multilateral engagement with Asian and American countries. Ms. Urbanas is also responsible for DOE’s work in several multilateral fora including the North Amerian Leaders’ Summit, APEC and ECPA. Prior to her current position, she was the Director for European and Eurasian Affairs at the Office of International Affairs in the U.S. Department of Energy. In this role she was also responsible for DOE’s work in the G20 and G7. Prior to working at DOE, Ms. Urbanas spent 14 years at the U.S. Treasury Department where she created and directed the Office of Environment and Energy and represented the United States on the boards of several international organizations including the Global Environment Facility, the Clean Technology Fund, the Millennium Challenge Corporation and the World Bank. Ms. Urbanas started her career in investment management on Wall Street and has also held a staff position at the World Bank. Ms. Urbanas has a B.A. from the College of William and Mary, an M.A. from the State University of New York at Albany, and an M.B.A from George Mason University.
Francisco Javier Guerrero Aguirre (ciudad de México, 1 de noviembre de 1965) es un abogado, político y académico mexicano, designado consejero del Instituto Federal Electoral1del 15 de agosto de 2008 al 30 de octubre de 2013, donde preside la Comisión del Registro Federal de Electores y es integrante de la Comisión de Organización Electoral.
Licenciado en Derecho por la entonces Escuela Nacional de Estudios Profesionales Acatlán de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (1983-1987), cuenta con la maestría en Análisis de Conflictos Internaciones por la Universidad de Kent, en Canterbury, Inglaterra (1989-1990) y el Doctorado en Relaciones Internacionales por la misma institución (1991-1995), a través del Consejo Británico y del Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología respectivamente, amén de recibir la Beca Eisenhower en los Estados Unidos y de ser investigador invitado en las Universidades de Harvard, George Washington y de California, San Diego, así como en la Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico.
Seferino Yesquen is a Petroleum Engineer, with a Masters in Engineering Oil and Gas from the National University of Engineering. He also holds a Masters in Management and Administration EOI from the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences and a Diploma in Advanced Management Program for Executives in Oil and Gas Arizona – USA. Seferino Yesquen has 33 years of experience in management and operations of exploration and exploitation of oil and gas in fields of Peru, Argentina and Brazil. He has 18 of experience years in managerial and leadership positions in Perez Companc, PETROBRAS and China National Petroleum Corporation. He is a former manager of PETROBRAS in Reservoirs, Technical Support, Production Asset of Block X and Exploratory Asset of Block 58, and former consulting partner in Hidrocarburos Consulting. Seferino Yesquen has extensive experience in the development of projects for an increase of oil and gas reserves and production; strategic planning, reserves management and resources according to PRMS-SPE, exploration and production projects management. He currently acts as Chairman of the Board of PERUPETRO, state company of private law of the energy and mines sector, which is responsible, among other functions, to promote investment in exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons activities, as well as negotiation, execution and monitoring of license and service contracts for hydrocarbons.
Dr. Chambouleyron has a PhD in Economics (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1995). He studied Industrial Engineering (National University of Cuyo, Mendoza, 1990) and Master in Economics (M. A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1992). He was a fellow of IMPSA in the area of Control and Production Programming (1990), Senior Economist and Chief Researcher in the Mediterranean-IERAL Foundation in the areas of Public Services Economics and Regulation (1995-2005). He served as Advisor to the Secretariat of Communications (2000-2001) and the Cabinet of the Ministry of Economy (2001), in this latter position he worked on issues related to the regulation of services and competition policies. He was a Consultant in the areas of regulation of services, antitrust and valuation (Affiliate, LECG, 1998-March 2011) and Senior Consultant in the same areas for Compass Lexecon (March 2011-December 2015). From December 2015 to January 2018, he has been the Undersecretary of Public Utility Pricing of the Government of Argentina. He currently serves as president of Argentina’s electric power regulator.