Honorable Luis Alberto Sánchez Fernández
Ministerio de Hidrocarburos, Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia
He is an Electromechanical Engineer by profession with Specialty in Industrial Safety HSE and Environment; Diploma in Management of the Gas Industry; Master's Degree in Business Administration and Management; Master's Degree in Oil and Natural Gas Engineering. Sánchez has 15 years of experience in the hydrocarbons sector. In Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) he held the positions of unit chief, director, manager and national vice president of contract administration and inspection, as well as interim president of the state oil company.
On January 23, 2015, he was appointed as Minister of Hydrocarbons and Energy, by Presidential Decree 2249, signed by President Evo Morales Ayma. On January 23, it was ratified for the fourth consecutive year as Minister of Hydrocarbons.