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Mónica Jiménez González

Ecopetrol S.A.
Secretary General
Mónica Jiménez is a lawyer who has practiced international law both in Colombia and Canada, with extensive experience as counsel and tribunal secretary in commercial and investment arbitrations under the rules of the ICC, ICSID and UNCITRAL.
She has advised Multinational companies on the implementation and compliance of evolving international standards relevant to CSR law and standards. This included matters involving: anti bribery and corruption, governance, international human rights, collaboration agreements and consultation of local and indigenous communities, and frameworks such as the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the United Nations Global Compact, and the Equator Principles.
After practicing in Vancouver for almost 15 years, Monica returned to Colombia and she is now the General Secretary at Ecopetrol S.A. In this position, Monica Jimenez is responsible for providing legal advice to the company´s Board of Directors and CEO, advises the company on issues of international arbitration and acts as the Corporate Secretary. She leads the CSR, Corporate Governance and Corporate Communications of the company.