Dein Kulturmagazin in Deutsch & Englisch / Your Culture Magazin in English and German
Author: Enrique Rodríguez Andrade
Enrique RODRÍGUEZ ANDRADE was born in December 1949 in Bogotá. He studied, mainly at the Colegio Andino, Antiguo Colegio Alemán until 1966 and graduated with a bachelor's degree from Colegio San Carlos de Bogotá in 1969 (Benedictine Fathers of North Dakota). He took Business Administration at the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano de Bogotá, 1974 and specialized in International Banking & Finance at the Ibero Amerika Bank AG in Bremen, then 1976/1977, Federal Republic of Germany. He worked mainly in the Financial sector, Banco Cafetero y Serfinansa S.A. and in the Colombian Coffee Exporter trade, having belonged, among other boards, to the Board of Directors of the Colombian Coffee Exporters Association. He also worked for some years as Regional Controller of Compañía de Seguros La Previsora S.A. based in Bogotá. For more than 10 years he worked for the mining company Drummond Ltd., Colombia, where he retired in 2011, when he was Financial & Administrative Manager of the Company, reporting directly to its president. Since then he has retired to the department of Casanare, where he has dedicated himself to thinking, reading, writing and studying ever since. He also takes care of his 6 adopted canines and 2 adopted felines.