Luis Alberto Sánchez

Luis Alberto Sánchez

Minister of Hydrocarbons, Ministry of Hydrocarbons, Bolivia

Luis Alberto Sánchez Fernández, is an Electromechanical Engineer with a specialization in HSE Industrial Safety and Environment, has postgraduate degrees in Total Quality and Competitiveness, Statistical Techniques Applied to Quality Control, Urban Planning and Operations Management of Oil and Gas Companies.

In addition, to have masters in Management of the Gas Industry, in Direction and Management of Business Administration and in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering.

With 15 years of experience in the hydrocarbons sector, he held the position of Head of Unit, Director, Manager, Vice President until he became President of Bolivian Fiscal Oil Fields (YPFB Corporation).

He was appointed as Minister of Hydrocarbons and Energy on January 23, 2015, by Presidential Decree 2249, issued by the President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Evo Morales Ayma.