José María del Castillo H.

Mr. Castillo is an economist with a Master’s degree in Management with a specialty in Finance from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, United States, a Master’s degree in Finance and Investment from the University of Exeter, United
Kingdom, and an MBA from the University of the Andes. He has participated in appraisals for companies in the energy, hydrocarbon and public service sectors and has served as a financial advisor for major companies in the industrial sector.

He is an Associate of Artika Banca de Inversión, and an Associate Professor in the
Business Administration Department of the University of the Andes. He has extensive
experience as an independent business consultant and as a financial consultant for
companies in both the public and private sectors.