Business Strategy and Planning, Corporate Business Development, Corporate Communications, Management Consulting and Business Intelligence
Petronas Carigali Venezuela Ltd. C.A. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production (Upstream) Business Development Global Division Managing Director and Business Development Lead Sr. Advisor (9/2007 - Current) - Rotate with Country Manager to carry out the corporate strategy, R&D roadmap and business planning process. - Responsible to attract and secure potential partners and projects, - Identification and Networking with major players in the local industry - Continuous supervision of strategic projects and/or assets - Building organizational structure - Project financial modeling, scheduling and budgeting advise - Coordination of project team and external advisors - Contracts and Negotiations support - Building strong relationships with lenders, financial institutions & lawyers - Provide commercial direction and advise - Responsible for obtaining and maintaining competitive intelligence and enabling the technical team to develop and protect the position of the company - Run and execute the day-to-day administrative activities of the company in Venezuela
ExxonMobil Oil & Gas Exploration, Production and Refining (Upstream) Global Services Company (GSC) IT Division
Planning & Stewardship Advisor (1/2006 – 5/2007)
Prepare, execute and monitor the department’s budget; Manage administrative expenses; Steward financial performance reports;
Contracts & Services Team Lead (11/2004 –12/2005) Develop Strategic Plan to support technology procurement; Asset Management; Vendor relations; Direct proposals, budgets, and contract negotiations;
Application Delivery Analyst: (7/2002 – 10/2004) Application Systems Project Management; Manage the company’s Business Intelligence Application;
JurisRed Service Content Provider, Data & Voice Service Provider (ISP) Managing Director (5/1997 – 8/2000) Define the business plan and carry out its execution strategy;
Bankinvest / Smith Barney Shearson Investment Banking, M&A, Underwriting, Project Finance, BPR Vice-president of Corporate Finance (3/1994 – 4/1997) Identifying and generating new business opportunities; Negotiating with clients, prospects, and potential partners sound business solutions;
Strategic Planning Manager (12/1992 – 3/1994) Prepare and execute the company’s budget; Steward financial performance reports;
- IESA, Caracas Venezuela, 2007. Hydrocarbons Management International Diplomat - University of Denver, Denver CO., 2002 M.S. Information Technology (SummaCumLaude). - University of Denver, Denver CO., 1992 MBA-Finance Major. (SummaCumLaude) - Marquette University, Milwaukee WI., 1987 B.S. Biomedical Engineering.
2005 ExxonMobil’s Higher Management & Supervisory Training Program 2004 ExxonMobil’s Analytical Problem Solving Seminar 2003 Robert Cialdini’s Persuasion practical training 2003 Risk Management Certification 2002 Cognos Datawarehousing ETL Certified 2002 Cognos Business Intelligence Suite Certified 2002 ExxonMobil’s Conflict Management & Interpersonal Relations Workshops 2001 DU’s Course on the Designing of Dynamic CRM Solutions 1993 Certified Financial Analyst 1992 Ernst & Young Business Plan Development Course 1992 Outward Bound Training Course 1991 Janus Fund Fundamental Analysis Corporate Evaluation Training 1991 Workshops in Business Ethics, Communications, Decision Making and Risk Taking
OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: - Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas 2005 - 2006, Professor of Corporate Finance at Graduate Business School. - University of Denver – ITEC Graduate Assistant Professor. 2001 - 2002. - Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) - International Consultant, 2000. - Universidad Santa María, Caracas 1998 - 1999, Director of Technology and Development - Interamerican Development Bank (IDB) Contracted Financial Advisor, 1997. - IESA, Caracas 1993, Professor at Finance Center - Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management. - Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas 1993-94, Professor of International Banking, at Business School. - University of Central Florida, Orlando Florida, USA 1994, Guest Professor in Economic Development, and Corporate Finance, Graduate School of Economics.