Mr. Ramirez is President, Co-Founder Partner, Investments Committee Member and Board Member at YELLOWSTONE. He was board member at AMARILO GROUP between 2002 and 2015 and was previously President & Partner at Invexfund & Sumatoria; a leading Colombia-based investment bank specialized in M&A, capital markets, financial advisory, and investment management. Mr. Ramirez has over +35 years of professional experience in finance, Real Estate investments, M&A, and corporate governance, leading transactions for top Latin-American companies, and senior experience in Public Sector administration. He was Minister of Defense from 1999 to 2001 under former President Pastrana. From 1992 to 1994 he was Minister of Labor and also served as Vice Minister of Finance and Public Credit. He was previously Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ecopetrol, Colombia’s largest Oil & Gas Company, and Board Member at Grupo Aval, Colombia’s largest financial conglomerate.
Mr. Ramirez studied Accounting at Tadeo University in Bogota, and participated of the Fellow Program from the International Affairs Center at Harvard University in Boston.