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Diego MesaDiego Mesa

Minister of Mines and Energy of Colombia

Diego Mesa Puyo is Colombia’s Minister of Energy and Mining. He is a globally-minded energy and extractive industries leader with over 15 years of experience in management and advisory roles in government, multilateral organizations and private sector. Before joining the Colombian government, he spent 6 years at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) where he led technical assistance missions to advise African, Asian, European, Latin American and Middle Eastern countries on fiscal issues for extractive industries. Prior to the IMF, he spent 4 years as a Manger and Senior Economist in the Consulting and Deals Practice of PriceWaterhouseCooper (PwC) in Canada. The Minister holds an M.A. in Economics from McGill University and is a CFA®️ chart holder since 2012.

Takes part in

Jan, 20 4:30 PM CET
Main Stage

Emerging Opportunities of the Accelerated Energy Transition in Colombia

The global energy transition community named Colombia its pioneer in Latin America. Leveraging abundant natural resources, the country introduced renewable energy auctions in 2019 which enabled the government to launch dozens of renewable energy projects across the country. In the interview with Davos Energy Week Minister Mesa, the mastermind behind his country’s energy transformation programs, will reveal his Ministry’s further plans and steps in that regard.

Diego Mesa Minister of Mines and Energy of Colombia