Jaime Caballero

Ecopetrol S.A.

Chief Financial Officer

Jaime Caballero is the Chief Financial Officer of Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC), the largest company in Colombia and one of the leading integrated energy and infrastructure conglomerates in Latin America. Mr. Caballero’s academic background includes a Law degree from the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), an MBA in Energy Business from the Fundação Getulio Vargas (Brazil), and executive studies in advanced financial management at Duke University and Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania). His trajectory covers more than 20 years in the global energy sector. He has served at the Board of Directors of Cenit, Gases del Caribe, Grupo Invercolsa, Essentia, and Rodeo Midland LLC, among others. His experience prior to Ecopetrol includes 17 years at BP plc (FTSE:BP), where he held leadership positions in Colombia, North America, Africa and Europe, most recently as CFO for the Brazil region (encompassing Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia and Venezuela).

Sessions With Jaime Caballero

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 07:30am - 08:35am (CST) / 08/mar/2022 01:30 pm - 08/mar/2022 02:35 pm

    Balancing Act: Latin American oil & gas future?

    Panel Upstream Oil & Gas

    The COVID-19 pandemic has created an increasingly challenging environment, causing greater focus on ESG issues and quickening the pace of the energy transition. This has had a direct impact on investments in the E&P arena, with investors placing greater scrutiny on traditional oil and gas projects, while encouraging companies to divert capital to more low-carbon pursuits. But even as the energy transition moves forward, Latin America finds itself at the center of some of the world’s hottest exploration plays and best E&P development opportunities, forcing the region’s local governments, NOCs, and regional E&P companies to look for new ways to keep projects profitable in a pressured upstream environment. What does energy transformation mean for Latin American upstream? What steps are companies taking to both respond to these changing market pressures and to ensure the survivability of their portfolios? What role is technology playing in their transition process?