Sandra is a professional in finance and international relations and has a specialisation in integration into the international system. She has been part of the Ministry of Mines and Energy since the beginning of this government and worked as the director of mining formalisation and also served as an advisor to the office of the Vice Ministry of Mines.
Sandra has more than 15 years’ experience in public service and in the mining sector, where she has served as advisor to the Vice Presidency of Promotion and Development of the National Mining Agency (ANM), as part of the team in charge of structuring this new area in the mining authority.
In 2016, she was a member of the team for the implementation of the Canadian Cooperation Project “Strengthening the governance of the extractive sector in Colombia”, which offered support to public institutions in the sector to promote transparency and improve their capacities to assist miners.
Sandra was also part of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism in the areas of commercial integration and market access, as well as commercial and investment promotion during his time at the Commercial Office of Colombia in Washington DC, USA between 2002 and 2009.