General Direction of Political Coordination for the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico

Career diplomat born in Mexico, he is Graduate in International Relationships by the National Autonomous University of Mexico and by the University of Paris, with additional studies of Post-Graduate and International Practice in the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and the International Studies Mediterranean Centre by the University of Nice.

His scholar training has been completed with his teaching career in Diplomatic History and Contemporaneous World Politics in the National Autonomous University of Mexico and in the Ibero-American University, as well as in the Institute Matías Romero for Diplomatic Studies of the Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs, where he served as Research Coordinator.

His professional experience has been developed within the Mexican Foreign Affairs Service, where he has held several positions abroad, such as Head of Chancery and Chargé d’affaires of the Mexican Embassies in Venezuela, Nicaragua, Colombia, Portugal and Argentina. Additionally, he has been Special Envoy for Panama during the American invasion to that country. In the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs he has also worked in several positions such as Diplomatic Adviser – Liaison with the Presidency of the Republic of Citizen Madame Secretary of Foreign Affairs Office, Adviser of the Sub-Secretariat of International Cooperation, Head of Staff and Foreign Service, and Head of Department for the General-Directorate for Latin American and Caribbean.

Until April 2008 he has been Adviser of the Sub-Secretariat of Foreign Affairs, later being appointed by the Presidency of the Mexican Senate as Diplomatic Adviser for that legislative body.