Who we are


We are a non-profit guild association, representing the best interests of its members from the utilities and communications sector, through the jointly work for the conception of public policies, best practices promotion and the production of useful information to support the sector´s sustainable growth and the decrease of social inequality, while promoting environmental care. The association was created on September 28 of 1995 and gathers the most relevant companies in sectors such as:
• Water Supply and Sewage
• Cleaning and Waste Management
• Electrical Energy
• Natural Gas
• Information and Communication Technologies – ICT and TV

 Our History

Andesco was founded on September 28, 1995, by a group of companies from the utilities and communications sector, which foresaw, by the release of the 142 and 143 of 1994 law, the creation of dialogue opportunities for the utilities and communications development, under the official guidelines of a Rule of Law.

Andesco has been established as one of the most important associations in Colombia, gathering the main companies in the sectors such as Information and Communication Technologies – TIC and TV, Electrical Energy, Natural Gas, Cleaning and Waste Management, Water Supply and Sewage on the public, mixed and private division, with approximately 90% of population coverage on urban and rural areas in Colombia.

Values

Technical Competence: Contribute to increase competitiveness and efficiency of our members.

Leadership: Give guidance to our stakeholders towards the achievement of the goals shared by the sector.

Transparency: Being clear about our procedures and encourage common weal to improve our members trust.

Dynamism: Being flexible and keep on with the latest tendencies and developments concerning our sector.

Solving Capacity: Efficiency and agility to provide the accurate solutions for our members.

Board

Currently our board is represented by: 

President:

Grupo Energía Bogotá

Vice-President:

Aguas de Cartagena

Principals:

  • Enertolima
  • EPM
  • EAB
  • Tecniamsa
  • Enel Codensa
  • TGI
  • Telefónica Movistar
  • Aguas de Manizales
  • Empresas de Energía del Pacífico

 Substitutes:

  • Emcali
  • Isagén
  • Triple A
  • ETB
  • Aquaoccidente
  • Interaseo
  • ISA
  • Gas Natural – Vanti
  • Tigo UNE
  • CEO
  • Empopasto

Our Association’s President

Camilo Sánchez Ortega

Camilo Sánchez Ortega

President of Andesco since September, 2018

Currently the President of Andesco is Mr. Camilo Sánchez Ortega, Economist from Javeriana Unniversity, Master in Governability and Democracy from Santo Tomás University, Specialist in High Management from Andes University, Graduate from Governance Program from Alberto Lleras Camargo Institute. He also accomplished mayors in Politics Analysis and Economy Law from Externado University.

Mr. Sánchez has experience in the public sector where he served as a Local Representative in Anapoima; Chamber Deputy for Cundinamarca; Senator; Minister of Housing, City and Territory; High Presidential Counsel for the Regions and Congressman. He also performed as CEO and CFO in private sectors companies and as a member of different management boards in Colombia.  Since September 2018, he acts as President of the Utilities and Communications Association, Andesco, leading the sector´s strategy regarding electrical energy, natural gas, water and sewer, communications, TV, sustainability and environmental matters. 

Our

Team

Mauricio López González

Mauricio López González

Technical Vice President

mauricio.lopez@andesco.org.co

Juan José Fuentes

Juan José Fuentes

Legal & Tax Director

juan.fuentes@andesco.org.co

Kathrine Simancas Akle

Kathrine Simancas Akle

Electricity and Gas Director

kathrine.simancas@andesco.org.co

Martha Lucía Durán

Martha Lucía Durán

Water Supply, Sewage & Waste Management Director

martha.duran@andesco.org.co

Alberto Solano Vanegas

Alberto Solano Vanegas

TIC & TV DIrector

alberto.solano@andesco.org.co

Juliana Zapata

Juliana Zapata

Knowledge Management Manager

juliana.zapata@andesco.org.co

Diana Londoño

Diana Londoño

Communications & Events Manager

diana.londono@andesco.org.co

María Fernanda González

María Fernanda González

Sustainability & Environmental Manager

maria.gonzalez@andesco.org.co

Ana María Gómez Trillos

Ana María Gómez Trillos

Financial and Administrative Manager

ana.gomez@andesco.org.co

Jorge Carrillo

Jorge Carrillo

Advisor

jorge.carrillo@andesco.org.co

Edgardo Torres

Edgardo Torres

Advisor

edgardo.torres@andesco.org.co

Tulia Alarcón

Tulia Alarcón

Stakeholders manager

tulia.alarcon@andesco.org.co

Olga Lucía Gómez

Olga Lucía Gómez

JurídicaLegislative Advisor

Olga.gomez@andesco.org.co

Paula Fajardo

Paula Fajardo

Energy & Gas Professional

paula.fajardo@andesco.org.co

Juan Manuel Arias

Juan Manuel Arias

TICTIC & TV Professional

Juan.arias@andesco.org.co

Paola Ramírez Velásquez

Paola Ramírez Velásquez

Planning and internal control coordinator

paola.ramirez@andesco.org.co

María Margarita González

María Margarita González

Sustainability & Environmental Professional

margarita.gonzalez@andesco.org.co

María Camila Acero

María Camila Acero

Profesional II de la cámara de acueducto, alcantarillado, aseo y gestión de residuos

camila.acero@andesco.org.co

Isidro Orjuela Cuervo

Isidro Orjuela Cuervo

Accounting Manager

contabilidad@andesco.org.co

Rudy Madero Casallas

Rudy Madero Casallas

Treasury Manager

tesoreria@andesco.org.co

Carolina Piamonte

Carolina Piamonte

Waste Management Professional

Carolina.piamonte@andesco.org.co

 Adriana Arévalo

Adriana Arévalo

Energy & Gas Professional

adriana.arevalo@andesco.org.co

Andesco – National Association of Public Service and Communications Companies

Phone Number: +57 1 616 76 11

E-mail: andesco@andesco.org.co

Calle 93 # 13 – 24 – Bogotá, Colombia