President of Edificios Inteligentes C.A., President of Genex, Director of Reyreca. Agent at Orchard International.
Mr. Sarmiento is a British-Educated Venezuelan. British School, Caracas (76-83); Oakham School, Leicestershire (83-89); London School of Economics (89-93) BSc (Hons) Economics International Relations; Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (95) The Commissioning Course.
Mr. Sarmiento has worked in OPEC Secretariat in Vienna, in PDVSA's London Office, and advises the Senate's Energy and Mines Commission. His economic activities cover Real Estate Development, International Trade, and Representative Agencies.
In London, he is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and the Institute of Petroleum. Founder-President of LSE Latin America Society (90-93). Founder CVBC Young Executive Section.
Awarded the Order of Jose Felix Rivas in its First and Second Classes. At Sandhurst awarded the Overseas Cane, the HRH Prince Saud Abdul Abdullah Prize, The Nigeria Prize and the Brunei Medal.
Mr. Sarmiento is a keen sportsman and speaks Spanish, English and French fluently.