Beatriz Elena Uribe Botero

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Beatriz Elena Uribe Botero
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1st President of the National Mining Agency of Colombia
Taking office
President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
Succeeding
  • Office created
1st Minister of Housing, City and Territory of Colombia
In office
27 September 2011 – 17 May 2012
President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
Preceded by
  • Office created
Succeeded by Germán Vargas Lleras
5th Minister of Environment, Housing and Territorial Development of Colombia
In office
7 August 2010 – 27 September 2011
President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
Preceded by Carlos Costa Posada
Succeeded by
  • Office abolished
Personal details
Born Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia
Nationality Colombian
Political party Conservative
Children Camilo Córdoba Uribe
Santiago Córdoba Uribe
Alma mater Our Lady of the Rosary University (B.Sc.)
London School of Economics (M.Sc.)
University of Bath (M.Sc.)
Profession Economist
Religion Roman Catholic
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Uribe and the second or maternal family name is Botero.

Beatriz Elena Uribe Botero is a Colombian economist and politician currently serving as the 1st President of the National Mining Agency of Colombia.

Career[edit]

Ministry of Housing[edit]

Uribe has worked as President of the Colombian Chamber of Construction (Camacol), served as Deputy Minister of Housing during President Álvaro Uribe Vélez's first term in office.[1] On 7 August 2010, the newly elected President, Juan Manuel Santos Calderón appointed her to serve as the 5th Minister of Environment, Housing and Territorial Development. During her time in the Ministry she oversaw the restructuring of the Ministry separating the housing and territory portfolios from that of environment, thus creating two separate ministries in the cabinet.[2] On 27 September 2011 Uribe was reappointed as the 1st Minister of Housing, City and Territory, serving until 17 May 2012 when she was replaced by Germán Vargas Lleras.

Personal life[edit]

Uribe was born in Pereira, Risaralda.[3] She has two sons, Camilo and Santiago.[3]

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