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Juan Manuel Rojas Payán

Promigas CEO
Juan Manuel Rojas Payán

President since 2021 of Promigas, one of the oldest private companies in the Latin American natural gas sector and a pioneer in the mass use of this fuel in Colombia.

Rojas heads the growth and consolidation of Promigas as a widely-acclaimed organization that groups together 21 companies engaged in the transportation and distribution of natural gas and liquefied natural gas, electricity distribution and marketing, integrated solutions for industry, and non-banking financing business in Colombia and Peru.

Prior to joining Promigas, Juan Manuel Rojas was Corporate Vice-President, Strategy and New Business, at Ecopetrol, where he was responsible for defining the entity's strategic vision for developing its business in Oil & Gas, electricity, and other energies.  

In the course of his career, he has held executive and consultancy posts and worked as a professor and lecturer at renowned universities. He has been a World Bank consultant on energy projects in Africa, Bolivia, Honduras and Brazil, and was Deputy Minister of Energy in Colombia in 2000 and 2001.

Rojas is an economist and holds Masters' degrees in Economics from Los Andes University and in Public Policy from Harvard University. He has 22 years' national and international professional experience in the energy sector, having worked in public and private companies in Colombia and South America.