The Bolivian Chamber of Hydrocarbons & Energy (CBHE), a non-profit national institution, is composed of more than 100 associated companies in the hydrocarbon, energy, and service & supply sectors. CBHE’s mission is to promote and strengthen the development of Bolivia’s industrial energy in a sustainable and socially responsible way.The World Energy Council Bolivian Member Committee formed in July 2011 and in view of the work developed in this Committee in the energy sector, as an important part of it we included two other members, the BOCIER (Bolivian Committee of Regional Energy Integration Committee) and the Ministry of Hydrocarbons & Energy.
Claudia Cronenbold is the Chair of the Board of the Bolivian Chamber of Hydrocarbons & Energy, is the first woman to lead this important institution. From 2011 to 2014 she held the position of General Manager of a transportation company, Transierra, responsible for delivering nearby 60% of the Bolivian gas production to Brazil. In this period she issued one of the biggest bonus emissions (US$ 135 million) in the Bolivian Trade market and the company also doubled its compressions capacity. From 2009 to 2011 she was the Corporate Director in Petrobras Colombia responsible for the Strategic Planning, portfolio decisions and all the back offices functions of the firm. In this period she faced a strategic refocus restructuring the portfolio of the company. From 2004 to 2009 she was accountable for the portfolio decisions and business evaluations in the Petrobras International Area. The portfolio had projects in twenty seven countries and throughout the hydrocarbon chain: upstream, downstream, gas and energy. She is Alumni of the Harvard Business School and has studied Industrial Engineering in the Public University Gabriel Rene Moreno; has an MBA in Management of International Business in the IBEMEC, Brazil and also did the Leadership Development in Harvard Business School.
Stevo Ostoic Gonzales, has a degree in Economics from Universidad Catolica de Bolivia and a Master in Business Administration and Management from EMI TEC in Monterrey. He has also received professional training at the IAE Business School in Argentina and the Miguel de Cervantes European University in Spain.
Stevo has successfully completed his professional career providing strategic, operational and financial leadership in changing and volatile environments in different areas. He has specialized studies in Finance and Management, more than 19 years of experience in the energy and hydrocarbons sector, holding various managerial positions. In the last two years he has served as a member of the board of important companies nationwide.