Petroleum Economist Associate Expert

Consultant for the energy industry. In 1988 he joined the Venezuela state oil industry, becoming a member of the corporate planning team at Maraven, one of the former PetrĂ³leos de Venezuela affiliates. From 1995 to 2003 he worked at the corporate planning department at the headquarters of PetrĂ³leos de Venezuela.

His main areas of work includes macroeconomic analysis of the Venezuelan economy, the formulation of world and Venezuelan energy scenarios and financial evaluation of corporate business plans.

A Mechanical engineer, graduated from Southern Illinois University, in Carbondale, Illinois, USA in 1982. He earned his M. S. in economics from the same university in 1998.