Ana María Duque Vallejo, started in Shell as a government relations advisor for Colombia. In December of 2017 she was appointed as Country Chairwoman for Colombia, Ecuador, Central America and the Hispanic Caribbean. Ana María is a lawyer from the Universidad de los Andes with a master’s degree in International Affairs from the Universidad Externado de Colombia.
Before being part of Shell, Ana worked in the oil and gas industry, as well as, the public sector across the country with grassroots groups in human rights issues for approximately 10 years. She is a founder member of the ‘Colombian Academy of International Law’.
Ana María Duque Vallejo inicio su carrera en Shell como gerente de relaciones con el gobierno. En Diciembre de 2017 fue designada como Presidente de la compañía para Colombia, Ecuador, Centroamérica y el Caribe Hispano. Ana María es abogada de la Universidad de los Andes con una maestría en asuntos internacionales de la Universidad Externado de Colombia.
Previo a Shell, trabajo con la industria de hidrocarburos y el sector público alrededor del país en temas de derechos humanos por aproximadamente 10 años. Es fundadora y parte de la Academia Colombiana de Derecho Internacional.
Raúl D. Bertero graduated as Civil Engineer from the University of Buenos Aires. In 1992, the School of Engineering of the University of California at Berkeley granted him the degree of Master of Science in Engineering. In 2002 he earned a Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Buenos Aires.
Mr. Bertero is currently a member of the following professional associations: Professional Council of Civil Engineering, Structural Engineers Association, American Society of Civil Engineers and American Concrete Institute (ACI). Since November 2009 he is a Member of the National Academy of Engineering in Argentina.
Mr. Bertero serves as Vice-dean of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Buenos Aires (elected for the 2018-2022 period). He is also Director of the Interdisciplinary Master in Energy of the University of Buenos Aires (from 2011 up to present) and President of the Center of Studies of Energy Regulatory Activities (CEARE).
Chris Mylde is currently Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Sproule in Calgary. As part of the senior leadership team at Sproule, he drives the company’s global growth strategy. Chris has over 20 years experience and speaks frequently at industry events and conferences around the world on key trends in global energy markets. Prior to joining Sproule, Chris spent 10 years in corporate finance and advisory with HSBC in London, Hong Kong and Toronto and Simmons, a boutique advisory firm focused exclusively on the energy sector. He has a B.Sc. in Economics and Economic History from the University of Warwick and an M.Sc. in European Political Economy from the London School of Economics. Chris has been pleased to serve as the Norwegian Honorary Consul for Southern Alberta since January 2019.
Jorge Milanese is Sproule’s Regional Director of Latin America responsible for developing and executing Sproule’s client engagement strategy in the region. Jorge is an experienced oil and gas professional with expertise in domestic and international business development, acquisitions and divestitures, corporate development and upstream assets management. He had a leading role in a wide range of conventional and unconventional energy projects in North and South America. His areas of expertise include upstream investment opportunity identification, both in conventional and unconventional reservoirs, financial and technical evaluation, strategy development and contract negotiation and administration of operated and non-operated joint ventures. Jorge’s previous experience includes engagements with major global oil and gas operating companies as business development Vice President and Assets Vice President. Jorge has proudly served in the Argentinean Navy as a Naval Aviation Officer. He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has a degree in aeronautical engineering. Jorge maintains membership in several professional organizations and societies.