Astrid Álvarez Hernández
President, Grupo Energía Bogotá
Ms Astrid Alvarez Hernandez is the President of Empresa de Energía de Bogotá S.A. ESP, the parent company of Grupo Energía de Bogotá (GEB) since January 27, 2016. She is the Director of Transportadora de Gas Internacional S.A. ESP, Gas Natural de Lima y Callao S.A., Emgesa S.A. E.S.P. and Codensa S.A. E.S.P. Ms Hernandez served as Administrative Manager in Ecopetrol from July 2004 to September 2007. In Ecopetrol, she was in charge of implementing the supply chain strategic model as of which the Company managed to achieve significant savings and efficiencies in contract management. Ms Hernandez is General Manager in Empresa de Acueducto de Bogot' an ESP from January 2001 to January 2004 where she was responsible for establishing the company's strategic direction and managing its day-to-day operations.
Ms Hernandez worked for six years in Empresa de Acueducto de Bogotá during the administrations of Enrique Peñalosa and Antanas Mockus. As a manager, she was in charge of its transformation and of integrating management and commercialization processes aimed at achieving corporate efficiency. Ms Hernandez is a civil engineering undergraduate from Universidad Javeriana with a specialization diploma in environmental engineering from Universidad de Los Andes and master’s degree from the University of Ohio. She is a consultant with ample experience in the strategic advisory to national and international corporations, in recent years she has dedicated time to work in offshore projects in the hydrocarbons and supply chain sectors while continuing her permanent support to social endeavors in Fundación Servicio Juvenil led by Padre Javier de Nicoló.