Carlos Andrés Cante Puentes
Carlos Andrés Cante Puentes is presently in charge of the Office of the Vice minister of Energy and during this period he shall be devoted to reinforce the energetic sector in the region so as to boost economic growth and the post-conflict programs.
The career of Vice minister Cante has mostly been focused on the public sector both at the national and regional levels. At the regional level he performed as Secretary of the Treasury for the Department of Huila. He also was Director of Mines and Director of Mining Formalization at the Ministry of Mines and Energy, Advisor for Economic Matters of the Office of Mines and Energy and, more recently, Assistant Manager for regions of the Adaptation Fund of the Ministry of the Treasury and Public Credit. In academic instances he has participated as an associate researcher at the Norman B Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering at the British Columbia University, Vancouver, Canada, in subjects of mining training and coexistence between small and big mining.