Diego Mesa is Colombia’s Minister of Mines and Energy. He is an energy leader with over 15 years of experience in management and advisory roles in government, multilaterals and private sector. As Deputy Energy Minister between 2018 and 2020, he co-led the country’s energy transformation policy.
Before this role, he spent 6 years at the International Monetary Fund where he led fiscal issues for extractive industries. Prior to the IMF, he spent 4 years as a Manger and Senior Economist in PriceWaterhouseCooper. The Minister holds an M.A. in Economics from McGill University and is a CFA chart holder since 2012.
A quote on the subject:
“Energy transition should be translated into a firmly resolution to achieve Paris Agreement commitments and must drive us to work collectively under the principles of sustainability and social inclusion in order to reach universal energy access by 2030 and a net-zero scenario by 2050.”