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Jose Maria Castro

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Jose Maria Castro
General Manager, SPEC LNG
Speaker 2018


Mr Castro is General Manager of SPEC LNG (Sociedad Portuaria El Cayao), the LNG import terminal in Colombia. Prior to joining SPEC, he worked as Head of Business Development for Promigas, Latin American regional holding with businesses in midstream and downstream of energy, primarily natural gas and LNG. 

During his tenure at Promigas, he was responsible for all business development activities throughout the region, participated in the development of SPEC, and led the origination of a natural gas distribution concession for the company in the northern Peru. 

Jose has over 18 years of experience in the areas of investment banking, capital markets, project evaluation, and business development in the United States and Latin America.

He holds a degree in Industrial Management with minor in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, as well as a Master in Business Administration with minor in International Business from University of Miami. He has complementary studies in areas of finance, project management, and operations management.