Dr. Vargas holds a Law Degree, with specialization in Business and Public Services Law and in Corporate Management and Finance. He has more than ten years’ experience as a university professor.
Since 2006, Dr. Vargas has been the Chairman of Codensa and Emgesa, companies that form part of the ENEL-ENDESA Group and are leaders in electricity generation and distribution in Colombia.
Between 1999 and 2006, he was the CEO of Empresa de Energía de Bogotá S.A. He has served and currently serves on the Board of Directors of several of the most important energy and public services companies in Colombia.
Dr. Vargas has also been a Minister to the President of Colombia, an Ambassador of his country to the European Union, Belgium and Luxembourg and a Commercial Representative of the Colombian Government in Spain and Mediterranean Europe.
On the international level, he has served as the Vice-President and President of the Regional Energy Integration Commission (CIER), President of the Colombian Committee and Vice-President for Latin America and the Caribbean of the World Energy Council. He is regularly invited to participate in the most important Energy Forums and Congresses.