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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Carlos Alfredo Cure Cure

72 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Juan Carlos Echeverry Garzon

55 2015 Chief Executive Officer

Maria Fernanda Suarez Londono

42 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Luisa Fernanda Lafaurie

56 2016 Chief Executive Officer of Cenit

Felipe Bayon Pardo

51 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Andres Mantilla

46 2013 Vice President of Innovation and Technology

Ricardo Montes Gomez

2016 Public Accountant

Maria Juliana Alban

41 2015 Vice President of Corporate Compliance

Fernan Ignacio Bejarano Arias

60 2016 Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel

Pedro Manrique

52 2017 Vice President of Commerce and Marketing

Alejandro Arango Lopez

57 2014 Vice President of Human Resources

Alberto Consuegra Granger

57 2016 Vice President of Supply and Services

Rafael Espinosa

49 2016 Vice President of Transportation

Rafael Ernesto Guzman Ayala

50 2013 Technical Vice-President

Adolfo Tomas Hernandez

62 2016 Vice President of Refining and Industrial Processes

Juergen Loeber

59 2016 Vice President of Projects and Engineering

Hector Manosalva Rojas

54 2014 Vice President of Development and Production

Max Antonio Torres

59 2014 Vice President of Exploration

Eduardo Uribe Botero

57 2015 Vice President of HSE and Sustainability

Carlos Alberto Vargas Medina

47 2015 Vice President of Trasformation

Monica Jimenez Gonzalez

41 2016 General Secretary

Mauricio Cardenas Santamaria

54 2012 Director, Representative of Ministry of Finance and Public Credit

Ana Milena Lopez Rocha

36 2016 Director

Jaime Ardila Gomez

61 2016 Independent Director

Mauricio Cabrera Galvis

65 2017 Independent Director

Carlos Gustavo Cano Sanz

70 2017 Independent Director

Horacio Ferreira Rueda

47 2014 Independent Director, Representative of Hydrocarbon Producing Departments

Joaquin Moreno Uribe

66 2008 Independent Director

Yesid Reyes Alvarado

58 2016 Independent Director

Lina Maria Contreras

2016 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Carlos Alfredo Cure Cure

Mr. Carlos Alfredo Cure Cure serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of Ecopetrol, S.A. since April 22, 2016. He is a Member of Business Committee of this Company. He was Ambassador of Colombia to Venezuela. He was CEO of Bavaria S.A., a brewery in Colombia. He also served as an advisor to the Board of the Olympic Group S.A. and member of the Board of Avianca S.A. (Colombia’s national airline). He acted as Deputy Financial Manager of Cementos del Caribe, CEO of Cementos Toluviejo and CEO of Astilleros Union Industrial. Mr. Cure Cure holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the National University of Medellin.

Juan Carlos Echeverry Garzon

Mr. Juan Carlos Echeverry Garzon serves as Chief Executive Officer of Ecopetrol, S.A. since April 6, 2015. He has also served as Minister of Finance of Colombia. He is Macroeconomist and Professor experienced in Economic and Political Analysis of Colombia and Latin America, Advisor of international banks and financial institutions with Latin Source and Econcept, Experienced Witness in international and Colombian litigations in topics of infrastructure concessions and finance. He has published papers in different fields of economics, in specialized journals, and a book on the Colombian economy. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Mazda, Holcim and Interbolsa. He has been Weekly editorialist of CNN en Espanol and El Tiempo newspaper. He is former Minister of Economic Planning of Colombia and Dean of Economics at Universidad de los Andes, responsible for the technical design and congressional approval of Colombia economy stabilization package, among others. He holds a degree in Economics from Universidad de los Andes, a Masters degree in International Economic Policy from Economic World Institute, and obtained a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics from New York University. He also earned a degree in Philosophy from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Additionally, he has earned several awards and academic distinctions.

Maria Fernanda Suarez Londono

Ms. Maria Fernanda Suarez Londono serves as Chief Financial Officer of Ecopetrol, S.A. since August 12, 2015. She served as Director of Cenit Transporte y Logistica de Hidrocarburos, ISAGEN SA and Interconexion Electrica S.A. E.S.P. She holds a degree in Business Administration from CESA and a Masters degree in Policy Management from Georgetown University.

Luisa Fernanda Lafaurie

Ms. Luisa Fernanda Lafaurie has been Chief Executive Officer of Cenit at Ecopetrol Sa since September 2016. Ms. Lafaurie has accumulated experience in the energy sector, both in the public and private sector, serving as Minister of Mines and Energy (2001-2002) and Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy (1998-2000), and in the private sector as an external advisor to mining and fuel distributors companies. She was a founding member of Sumatoria, a firm where she worked as an advisor on corporate strategies and business issues. As Chief Executive Officer of HJDK (2009-2013), German Efromovich´s business group in Colombia, Ms. Lafaurie led the development of hospitality and agribusiness companies. She was also an advisor for the Synergy Group corporations in Colombia with the exception of Avianca. Ms. Lafaurie worked at Carbocol (1985-1996) and has served as a member of the board of different companies such as Ocensa, Ecopetrol, Carbocol, Minercol, Ecogas, ISA, Almacenes Exito, ISAGEN, and Conconcreto in Colombia, and CTEEP in Brazil. Currently, she is member of the board of directors of Avianca, Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional (FDN), Emgesa, Ocensa and Oleoducto Bicentenario. She holds a degree in Economics from the Universidad Javeriana, a Masters degree in Business Administration and a degree in Finance and Senior Management from Los Andes University.

Felipe Bayon Pardo

Mr. Felipe Bayon Pardo serves as Chief Operating Officer of Ecopetrol, S.A. He served as Executive Vice President of within the company since November 24, 2015. He served as Member of the Board of Directors of Empresa Petrolera Chaco SA until 2008. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad de Los Andes.

Andres Mantilla

Mr. Andres Mantilla has been Vice President of Innovation and Technology at Ecopetrol SA since September 2013. His professional work includes the leadership and management of oil and gas technology development, demonstration and implementation teams. He worked for Ecopetrol holding various positions between 1994 and 2006. Before rejoining Ecopetrol in 2013, he worked for BP Colombia, Marathon Oil Company and Maersk Oil. During his professional career he has had exposure to exploration and production projects and the evaluation of new ventures in Colombia, the Gulf of Mexico, the North Sea, West Africa, South America and the Middle East. He holds a degree in Petroleum Engineering from Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia, Master of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in Geophysics from Stanford University.

Ricardo Montes Gomez

Mr. Ricardo Montes Gomez serves as Public Accountant of Ecopetrol S.A. since September 2, 2016. He holds a degree in Public Accounting from Universidad Externado de Colombia.

Maria Juliana Alban

Ms. Maria Juliana Alban has been Vice President of Corporate Compliance at Ecopetrol SA since July 17, 2015. She has worked in the Attorney General’s Office (Procuraduria General de la Nacion) as Attorney General for State Contracts, General Secretary and Chief of Legal Office, among other positions within the institution. She holds a law degree.

Fernan Ignacio Bejarano Arias

Mr. Fernan Ignacio Bejarano Arias has been Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel at Ecopetrol SA since March 2016. In his more than thirty years of professional experience, he has been a partner at the law firms of Estudios Palacios Lleras S.A, Bejarano Cardenas y Ospina y Asociados Ltda and OPEBSA Compania de Abogados S.A.S. and has worked for several years at important positions in the public sector, such as the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs, Secretary of the Monetary Board, Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Banco de la Republica (Colombian Central Bank), Office of Legal Affairs Counselor at the Presidency of the Republic of Colombia, Vice-President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel at Corporacion Finaciera Colombiana. Mr. Bejarano Arias has been a professor at the Faculty of Law of the Universidad Javeriana, and has been arbitrator before the Center for Arbitration and Conciliation of the Bogota Chamber of Commerce. He holds a Bachelors degree in Law from Universidad Javeriana in Bogota and an LLM from the American University (Washington D.C.).

Pedro Manrique

Mr. Pedro Manrique has been Vice President of Commerce and Marketing at Ecopetrol SA since April 2017. He has 27 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. His previous position was as the Commercial and Business Planning Manager for Chevron Latin America, in Caracas, Venezuela. At Chevron he also served as Commercial and Business Development Manager in Chevron Colombia based in Bogota, Colombia. During his career he also worked Enron Energy Services as Risk Manager, out of their headquarter offices in Houston, Texas. He has also served as member of the Leadership Team of Chevron Latin America and as member of the national operations council of natural gas in Colombia, among many other responsibilities. He holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from the Industrial University of Santander, Colombia. He has a Masters degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Florida and an MBA from the IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.

Alejandro Arango Lopez

Mr. Alejandro Arango Lopez serves as Vice President of Human Resources of Ecopetrol, S.A. since October 2014. He has more than 20 years of professional experience around the world and has worked as a Vice-President of Human Resources at Banco Santander in Colombia and as Human Resources Director of the Consumer Finance Division, Strategy Division and Cards Division at Banco Santander in Spain. Mr. Arango Lopez has also served as Human Resources Director for the Asia Pacific region at Banco Santander in Hong Kong and as a Global Human Resources Division T&O, among others. He holds a degree in Technology from Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Sankt Georgen, Germany and a degree in Philosophy from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

Alberto Consuegra Granger

Mr. Alberto Consuegra Granger serves as Vice President of Abastecimiento y Servicios at Ecopetrol S.A. since September 2, 2016. He holds a degree in Civil Engineering from Universidad de Cartagena.

Rafael Espinosa

Mr. Rafael Espinosa has been Vice President of Transportation at Ecopetrol SA since September 2016. He has worked for Ecopetrol for the last 23 years and has held various positions within the company, including Operations and Maintenance General Manager, Pipelines Manager, Central Operation Superintendent, Chief of Operations Department, Plant Coordinator, Pipeline Maintenance Engineer and Community Relationships Engineer. He holds a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from Universidad Santo Tomas in Colombia and a MBA from University of the Andes

Rafael Ernesto Guzman Ayala

Mr. Rafael Ernesto Guzman Ayala serves as Technical Vice-President of Ecopetrol, S.A. since May 2013. He has 16 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He began his career at the Company in 2010 as Northeast Regional Manager and later moved to the East Regional. Mr. Guzman Ayala holds a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering from Universidad America in Colombia (1995), a M.S. in Petroleum Engineering and a PhD in Petroleum Engineering both from Stanford University.

Adolfo Tomas Hernandez

Mr. Adolfo Tomas Hernandez has been Vice President of Refining and Industrial Processes at Ecopetrol SA since February 2016. He has over 37 years of international experience in the oil and gas sector. He has served as Business Manager at Chevron’s Pascagoula refinery in the United States, General Manager for Marketing Operations for Chevron Texaco in Latin America and Africa-Europe-Pakistan Regions and has spent over 20 years in managerial positions in various refineries at Chevron. Prior to joining Ecopetrol, he was Deputy Upgrader Manager at Petropiar, a joint venture in which Chevron participates. Mr. Hernandez holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Missouri – Rolla (University of Science and Technology Missouri).

Juergen Loeber

Mr. Juergen Loeber has been Vice President of Projects and Engineering at Ecopetrol SA since May 2016. He joined the Army Corps of Engineers as reserve officer and reached a captain rank. He has over 30 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry. For the last ten years, he worked at Equion Limited (formerly BP Exploration Colombia) as Project Director. From 2001 to 2006, he was Project Director for Wood Group Colombia. From 1992 to 2001 he worked for BP in various countries as project manager, construction manager and project control engineer. He began his career in 1985 in Exxon as financial analyst. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad del Norte and specialization in Project Management

Hector Manosalva Rojas

Mr. Hector Manosalva Rojas serves as Vice President of Development and Production of Ecopetrol, S.A. since 2014. He joined Ecopetrol in 1986, where he has performed different roles, among which are Production Manager in Putumayo, Integral Responsibility Leader, Advisor to the Presidency of the Republic on Protection of the Energy Infrastructure and Manager of the Central Regional Office of the Production Vice Presidency. He is a Petroleum Engineer from Fundacion Universidad de America, specialized in Finance at Universidad EAFIT and also holds a degree in Senior Management at Universidad de los Andes.

Max Antonio Torres

Mr. Max Antonio Torres serves as Vice President of Exploration of Ecopetrol, S.A. since 2014. He has more than 28 years of experience in oil and gas exploration. Among his many professional accomplishments, Mr. Torres was directly responsible for the 16 Tcfg Perla gas field discovery in Venezuela, the 275 Tcfg Galkynysh gas field discovery in Turkmenistan, as well as other oil and gas discoveries. Prior to joining Ecopetrol, Mr. Torres worked at Repsol from 1997 to 2013 as Exploration Director for Europe and the Middle East, Exploration Director for Europe and Africa and Exploration Director for Latin America. He holds a degree in Geology from Universidad Nacional de Tucuman and a Master of Science in Stratigraphy from Georgia State University.

Eduardo Uribe Botero

Mr. Eduardo Uribe Botero serves as Vice President of HSE and Sustainability of Ecopetrol, S.A. since August 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

Carlos Alberto Vargas Medina

Mr. Carlos Alberto Vargas Medina has been Vice President of Trasformation at Ecopetrol SA since December 2015. He has 23 years of experience across the integrated oil and gas value chain with a focus in drilling and well interventions and an expertise in exploration, appraisal, development and production onshore and offshore wells. He has held management positions in the United Kingdom, Argentina, Bolivia and Colombia, where he has developed key skills in strategy, performance management systems, risks management, HSE and integration of multicultural and multidisciplinary teams. Prior to taking his current position, he was the Vice-President of Drilling and Completions at Equion. He holds a degree in Petroleum Engineering from America University.

Monica Jimenez Gonzalez

Ms. Monica Jimenez Gonzalez has been General Secretary at Ecopetrol SA since July 2016. She holds a law degree from University of the Andes (Bogota) and has been allowed to practice as a foreign lawyer in Canada. She holds a post-graduate degree in Civil and State Responsibility from the Universidad Externado de Colombia and a Master of Science in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

Mauricio Cardenas Santamaria

Dr. Mauricio Cardenas Santamaria serves as Director of Ecopetrol, S.A., representing Ministry of Finance and Public Credit since December 6, 2012. He is a Member of Business committee of this company. He has also served as Executive Director of Fedesarrollo (Fundacion para la Educacion Superior y el Desarrollo) since 2003. He acted as President of Empresa de Energia de Bogota in 1993. He left this position to become the Minister of Economic Development of Colombia. He worked as Investigator and Executive Director of Fedesarrollo. In 1998, he was appointed as Minister of Transportation and later became Director of the National Planning Agency of Colombia. He was also Visiting Professor for the Center of International Development at Harvard University from March 2001 to June 2001 and he has held several positions as Researcher and Professor at various universities. He has served as Member of the Board of Directors of various organizations, including the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, LACEA, Universidad de los Andes and the BVC. He holds a Masters degree in Economics from Universidad de los Andes (1987) and a degree in Economics from the same university (1985), as well as a Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley (1991).

Ana Milena Lopez Rocha

Ms. Ana Milena Lopez Rocha has been Director at Ecopetrol SA since September 14, 2016. She serves as the Director of Public Credit and National Treasury at the Colombian Ministry of Finance since April 2015. She was a Partner at asset manager Newfoundland Capital Management and an external advisor to Fiduciaria Alianza and Alianza Valores. She held leadership positions at Sociedades Bolivar S.A. and J.P. Morgan Chase Bank. Ms. Lopez Rocha holds a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University and a Masters degree in Business from Columbia Business School. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Interconexion Electrica S.A. E.S.P. - (ISA) and Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional.

Jaime Ardila Gomez

Mr. Jaime Ardila Gomez serves as Independent Director of Ecopetrol, S.A. since March 31, 2016. He also serves as Chairman of Audit's Committee and Member of Business and Risk committee of the company. He was president of General Motors for South America and has held various positions within General Motors. Among these, he acted as President for Brazil and Mercosur; CFO for Latin America, Africa and the Middle East; CEO and Managing Director in Argentina; CEO and Managing Director in COLMOTORES, CEO and Managing Director in Ecuador; Omnibus BB, CFO in Chile; and Treasurer in Mexico, among others. He also served as Managing Director in Colombian Operations for N.M Rothschild and Sons and Secretary General of the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Colombia. Mr. Ardila Gomez holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Bogota Jorge Tadeo Lozano and a Masters degree in Economics from the London School of Economics. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Goldman Sachs BDC, Accenture, Council of the Americas and the Chamber of Commerce of Brazil.

Mauricio Cabrera Galvis

Mr. Mauricio Cabrera Galvis has been Independent Director of Ecopetrol, S.A. since March 31, 2017. He is also a Member of Business Committee. He currently serves as Director of the firm Cabrera & Bedoya Investment Bankers. He has been President of the FES Foundation and Banco de Occidente. He has served as Director of INCORBANK S.A. and as Public Credit Director in the Finance and Public Credit Ministry of Colombia. He has been Technical Vice President of the Banking Association of Colombia and Head of the Global Programming Unit of the National Planning Department. He was Dean of the Faculty of Economics of the Universidad Externado de Colombia and an economist in the Western Hemisphere Department of the International Monetary Fund. He holds a degree in Philosophy from the Universidad Javeriana and holds a Masters degree in Economics from Universidad de los Andes. He attended the Ph.D. program at the London School of Economics. He is a Director of Industrias de Licores del Valle, Clinica DIME, ASTORGA and Fabricato.

Carlos Gustavo Cano Sanz

Mr. Carlos Gustavo Cano Sanz serves as Independent Director of Ecopetrol, S.A. since February 3, 2017. He is also a Member of Business and Risk committee. He also serves as Co-Director of the Board of Directors of the Banco de la Republica since February 2005. He served as Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, and President of Comunican S.A. Newspaper El Espectador, Caja Agraria and Sociedad de Agricultores de Colombia, SAC. He founded Corporación Colombia Internacional. Besides, this he has high profile experience in various organizations like Inter-American Institute of Co-operation on Agriculture, IICA (Costa Rica), Federación Nacional de Arroceros, FEDEARROZ , Complejo Agroindustrial del Tolima S.A, CATSA, Textiles Espinal S.A., Corporación Colombia Internacional from 1993 to 1995. He majored in Government, Business and the International Economics from Harvard International, and Economics from Harvard University. He holds Master degree in Economics from University of Lancaster.

Horacio Ferreira Rueda

Mr. Horacio Ferreira Rueda serves as Independent Director of Ecopetrol, S.A., representing Hydrocarbon Producing Departments since September 5, 2014. He also acts as Member of Business and Risk Committee of the company. He worked for Weatherford Inc., Roxar – Emerson Inc., Smedving Technologies, Petresim Integrated Tech., Halliburton Company and Empresa Colombiana de Petróleos - Ecopetrol, among others. He holds a degree in Petroleum Engineering from Universidad de America, a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering and Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Petroleum Engineering, both from the Texas A&M University, USA.

Joaquin Moreno Uribe

Mr. Joaquin Moreno Uribe serves as Independent Director of Ecopetrol, S.A. since March 27, 2008. He worked for 33 years for the Royal Dutch/Shell Group. He held as various positions such as Project Manager in Colombia, Project and Operations Manager, Marketing and Operations Manager of Shell Quimica de Venezuela, Director of Marketing for agrochemical products and Global Marketing Manager for petrochemical products at Shell Centre–Shell International Chemicals Company in London, Director of Shell Venezuela SA, Director of Shell Colombia SA and Director of Cerromatoso SA, and Strategic Planning Director for Exploration and Production in Europe and the Middle East at the Shell offices in the Netherlands. He also served as Country Chairman and President for Shell in Mexico, Colombia and Venezuela. He has been a Member of various Boards of Directors of local and international companies. He is a Member of Risk and Business Committee of this Company. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Universidad Industrial de Santander (1970) and completed a program in Advanced Management at Harvard University.

Yesid Reyes Alvarado

Mr. Yesid Reyes Alvarado serves as Independent Director of Ecopetrol, S.A. since September 14, 2016. He is a Member of Risk Committee of this company. He has been a professor at the Universities Externado, Libre, Santo Tomas, Autonoma of Madrid and Los Andes. He has acted as Associate Judge in the Tribunal Superior de Bogota, Consejo Superior de la Judicatura, Supreme Court and Constitutional Court. He has also been a columnist for the newspaper El Espectador. He served as Minister of Justice and Law of Colombia during august 2014 to April 2016. He is currently Director of the Center for Research in Philosophy and Law at the University Externado. Mr. Reyes Alvarado holds a degree in Law and a specialization and Masters in Criminal, Criminological and Criminalistics Sciences in the same university. He holds a PhD in Law from the University Autonoma of Madrid and had a research fellowship in Alexander von Humboldt Stiftug at the University of Bonn (Germany).

Lina Maria Contreras