Juan Benavides Estévez

Independent Member - Non-PEP



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Industry Experience

He has had experience as a senior specialist in Infrastructure and Energy at the Inter-American Development Bank, Director of the Specialization in Energy Systems at the Universidad de los Andes, Consultant for the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank in energy markets and industry and articles of natural gas research for Fedesarrollo.


Training and professional practice

PhD in “Mineral Economics” from Pennsylvania State University, Specialist in Advanced Mathematics from Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Specialist in Management of Energy Systems from Universidad de los Andes and Electrical Engineer from Universidad de los Andes.​

He has served as the Vice Chairman of the Committee of Experts on Infrastructure, Coordinator of the Sustainable Energy Commission of the Commission on Science, Technology and Innovation and member of the Board of Directors of the Colombian National Infrastructure Agency (ANI, for the Spanish original).


Additional Boards of Directors to the GEB

Proindesa S.A.S.


Date of birth 07/22/1955


Appointment date

January 31st, 2020


Member of the Financial and Investment and Audit and Risk Committees.

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