1940 - 2018 Ministers

1973 - 2018 Ministry of Mines and Energy

Minister Period
María Fernanda Suárez Londoño August 7th of 2018 to present day
German Arce Zapata May 2nd of 2016 to August 7th of 2018 
Maria Lorena Gutierrez Botero (acting) March 9th of 2016 to April 20th of 2016
Tomás González Estrada August 19th of 2014 to March 9th of 2016
Amilkar David Acosta Medina Septembre 11th of 2013 to August 18rd of 2014
Federico Renjifo Vélez September 4th of 2012 to september 10th of 2013
Mauricio Cardenas Santamaría Septiembre 26 de 2011 - September 26th of 2011 to September 3rd of 2012
Carlos Rodado Noriega August 7th of 2010 to September 23rd of 2011
Hernán Martínez Torres July 31st of 2006 to August 7th of 2010
Luis Ernesto Mejía Castro 2002 to July 31st of 2006
Luisa Fernanda Lafaurie Rivera 2001 - 2002
Luis Ramiro Valencia Cossio 2001
Carlos Eduardo Caballero Argaez 2000 - 2001 
Luis Carlos Valenzuela Delgado 1998 -1999
Orlando José Cabrales Martinez 1997 - 1998
Carlos Conte Lamboglia (encargado) 1997
Rodrigo Villamizar Alvar González 1995 - 1997 
Jorge Eduardo Cock Londoño 1994 - 1995 
Guido Alberto Nule Amin 1992 - 1994
Juan Camilo Restrepo 1991 - 1992
Luid Fernando Vergara Munarriz 1990 - 1991 
Margarita Mena de Quevedo 1989 - 1990
Oscar Mejía Vallejo 1988 - 1989
Iván Duque Escobar 1985 - 1986
Alvaro Leyva Durán 1984 - 1985
Carlos Martines Simahan 1982 - 1984
Carlos Rodado Noriega 1981 - 1982
Humberto Ávila Mora 1980 - 1981
Alberto Vásquez Restrepo 1978 - 1980
Eduardo Gaitán Durán 1977 - 1978
Tomas Held K. (encargado) 1977
Miguel Urritia Montoya 1977
Dionisio Araujo Velez (encargado) 1977
Jaime Garcia Parra 1975 - 1977
Juan José Turbay 1975
Eduardo J. del Hierro Santacruz 1974 - 1975
Gerardo Silva Valderrama (**) 1973 - 1974

 

1940-1973 Ministry of Mines and Petroleum

Minister Period
Rafael Caicedo Espinosa 1971 - 1973
Juan B. Fernández Renowitzky 1970 - 1971
Carlos Gustavo Arrieta 1965 - 1970
Enrique Pardo Parra 1963 - 1965
Francisco E. Dávila 1962 - 1963
Juan José Turbay 1962
Victor G. Ricardo 1961 - 1962
Hernando Duran Dussan 1960 - 1961
José Elias del Hierro 1960
Alfredo Araujo Araujo 1959 - 1960
Jorge Ospina Delgado 1958 - 1959
Julio César Turbay Ayala 1957 - 1958
Francisco Puyana M. 1956 - 1957
Pedro Manuel Arenas 1954 - 1956
Pedro Nel Rueda Uribe 1953 - 1954
Rodrigo Noguera Laborde 1952 - 1953
Eleuterio Serna 1952
Carlos Villaveces (*) 1951 - 1952
Manuel Carvajal Sinisterra 1950 - 1951
José Eliias del Hierro 1949 - 1950
Samuel Arango Reyes 1948 - 1949
Alfonso Arango Quintero  1948
Joaquin Estrada Monsalve 1948
Francisco de P. Vargas 1947
Tulio Enrique Tascon 1946 - 1947
Luis Buenahora 1946
Jesús Antonio Guzman 1945 - 1946
Alberto Camacho Angarita 1945
Carlos de Mendoza Vargas 1945
Manuel Barrera Parra 1945
Nestor Pineda 1944
Carlos uribe Echandia 1943
Julio Enrique Tascon 1943
Nestor Pineda 1941 - 1943
Juan Pablo Manotas 1940

( *) Through Decree 0464 of February 28th of 1951, the Ministry of Development was created and the Ministries of Commerce as well as Mines and Petroleum were abolished. Mr. Carlos Villaveces served as Minister of Development, which was the entity that assumed the responsibilities of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum. Through Decree 0481 of February 25th of 1952, the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum was organized once again

(**) Through Decree 636 of April 10th of 1974, the administrative organization of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum was revised and its name was changed to that of Ministry of Mines and Energy.

Sources:

  • Memoirs to Congress, Ministry of Mines and Energy.
  • Resolutions and Decrees of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum.
  • Resolutions and Decrees of the Ministry of Mines and Energy.