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Christian Jaramillo

Director of the Energy Mining Planning Unit (UPME)

COLOMBIA INVESTMENT SUMMIT 2019 - Christian Jaramillo
  • Christian Jaramillo Herrera has undergraduate studies in Physics and Mechanical Engineering from the Universidad de los Andes, he obtained his Master and PhD in Economics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He has been a consultant for the Colombian government, multilateral agencies and the private sector on public finance and economic market regulation issues.

  • He has more than 20 years of experience, standing out at the government level as Deputy Director of the National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE), where he participated in the design of finance policies, and as Director of Organizational Management of the National Tax and Customs Administration (DIAN).

  • He joined the Energy and Gas Regulatory Commission (CREG) in January 2015 as an expert commissioner and from July 2018 to January 2020 he served as the Commission's executive director.

  • He has research experience as a professor at the School of Economics of the Universidad de los Andes and Universidad del Rosario, he has published in academic journals on taxation, private provision of public goods, experimental economics and economic methodology. His work is focused on areas of applied microeconomics and public economics, particularly tax administration and regulation.