Rodrigo Villamizar

Energy advising, strategy and geopolitics

Rodrigo has been working in the global arena of economics and energy since 1985. He began his career in the Texas State Senate and the Texas Public Utility Commission while pursuing his doctorate degree in Economics and Energy at the University of Texas. He worked as an economic consultant with the World Bank before serving as Colombian Minister of Energy and Ambassador to Japan. Rodrigo advises clients on energy security and economic competitiveness.
He has published seven books on the economics and geopolitics of energy, the environment and competitiveness. Rodrigo also lectures regularly at the University of San Diego and the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles, Spain’s most prestigious financial institution, sponsored by the Madrid Stock Exchange and affiliated with Complutense University.

A University of Texas-trained engineer with postgraduate studies in economics and energy, Rodrigo is currently Head of Strategy for the Americas at Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management.