When Pilar Ferri Moncayo took the reins at Ecuador's state-owned shipping company in December, she might have expected handover notes from the previous general manager.

But this situation was different.

CV: Pilar Ferri Moncayo


  • December 2020-present: General manager, Flopec
  • October 2020-December 2020: Ministerial advisor, Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Resources
  • December 2019-October 2020: International commerce, Petroecuador
  • January 2017-December 2019: Commercial manager, Flopec
  • April 2017-December 2019: Head of chartering, Flopec
  • January 2015-December 2016: Chartering, Lauderdale Tankers/Cape Tankers
  • May 2004-December 2014: Chartering specialist, Flopec
  • 2000-2002: Dealer development consultant, John Deere
  • 1996-1998: Technical support, El Comercio


  • 1999-2000: Master of business administration, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
  • 1990-1994: Bachelor's degree in computer science, Universidad San Francisco de Quito

Ferri took the acting general manager job at Flota Petrolera Ecuatoriana (Flopec) in December after former head Jaime de Jesus Condoy quit to defend himself against what the company described at the time as "a complaint filed against him".