Tomas Salazar is an associate consultant with Factum Global. With a civil engineering background, he is an expert in the energy sector and has helped private companies for more than 30 years identify strategic investment opportunities and grow their operations across the Americas and West Africa. Tomas has extensive experience in business transformation and turn-around, growth strategy and implementation, organizational integration, business development, and organizational culture.
Previously, Tomas served in several international leadership positions at Pirelli Tires LATAM and CHC Helicopters (Brazil), Trico Marine, BP (Spain, US, Colombia, and Venezuela). In addition, he served as a strategic consultant to public companies Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC), the largest petroleum company in Colombia and YPF (BCBA: YPFD, NYSE: YPF), a global oil and gas exploration and production company (Bolivia).
Tomas holds a civil engineering degree from Universidad Metropolitana of Venezuela and an MBA from IESE of Barcelona. He also earned a strategy for growth certificate from Northwestern University at Ann Arbor. Tomas is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. He resides in Houston.