Felipe Bayón is Chief Executive Officer of Ecopetrol Group, the largest oil and gas conglomerate in Colombia and one of the largest in Latin America. Mr. Bayón has over 28 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Before assuming his role as Chief Executive Officer in September 2017, he served as Ecopetrol’s Chief Operating Officer, overseeing the upstream, midstream, downstream, technology, engineering, projects and marketing operations, as well as the areas of research and innovation. For more than 20 years, Mr. Bayón has worked at BP, both in Colombia and in international operations, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of BP America and Head of Global Deepwater Response. From 2005 to 2010, he was Regional President of BP Southern Cone (South America). Prior to 2005, Mr. Bayón worked in BP’s headquarters as Chief of Staff to the Upstream CEO and Head of the Executive Office for Exploration and Production. He joined BP Colombia in 1995 as a Project Engineer, where he held various positions until becoming Vice President of Operations. He started his career in the oil and gas industry in 1991. Mr. Bayón holds a degree from Universidad de los Andes.