Internal Director of PDVSA
Licensed in Public Accounting with a Master’s degree on Economy and Administration of Hydrocarbons at the Universidad Central de Venezuela in 1988. He also has the auditing international certifications from the Institute of Internal Auditor (1999), and he is a Certified Fraud Examiner from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (2004).
From 1974, he began his professional activities as an Assistant at the Auditing Division of the firm Espińeira, Sheldon y Asociados (Price Waterhouse Coopers); where he was in charge of auditing several oil companies, until 1982, when he entered the oil industry through Meneven.
During his professional trajectory, he has exercised several supervisor and management charges in San Tomé, Puerto la Cruz, and Caracas, always with the auditing and finances area in Meneven and Corpoven.
In 1998, he was appointed Internal Auditing Evaluations Manager, and later Internal Auditor of PDVSA Petróleo and Gas, until May 2000 when he became General Auditor.
From February to April 2002, he was the Main Director of PDVSA, and the he retakes the charge of General Auditor.