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    UNIS/BIO/1032
    8 October 2013

    New Permanent Representative of Ecuador Presents Credentials

    (Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

    VIENNA, 8 October (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations (Vienna), Wilson Pástor-Morris, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During his career Mr. Pástor-Morris has served in various capacities, among them:

    Minister of Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador (2010-2013); General Manager of Petroamazonas EP (2007-2010); Operations Manager of CPEB, affiliate of China Natural Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) (2001-2007); Executive President of EP Petroecuador (1999-2000); General Manager of Triton Energy Ecuador (1995-1999); General Coordinator of the Petroleum Contracts Unit of the Seventh Bidding Round (1993-1995); General Manager of Petroamazonas EP, Operator of the Cepe-Texaco consortium (1990-1992); Consultant to the World Bank (1987-1988); Advisor to the State General Controller on Petroleum Contracts and Foreign Marketing (1983-1984); Advisor to the President of the National Congress on petroleum and mining issues (1981-1983); Technical Director of the National Energy Institute (1978).

    Mr. Pástor-Morris holds a graduate degree from the Graduate School of Engineering, Geology, Mines and Petroleum, Central University of Ecuador and a Master's Degree in Energy Economics from the Pierre Mendès-France University. He speaks Spanish, French and English.

    Mr. Pástor-Morris is married and has four children.

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