Ambassador Guajardo has had an active career in government and significant experience in the private sector. He most recently served for six years in Beijing as the Mexican Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China. Prior to this, he was Consul General of Mexico to the US in Austin, Texas, and a Mexican congressional candidate in 2003. He previously served as Director of Communications for the Governor of Nuevo León, Mexico from 1997 to 2000.
Ambassador Guajardo also has substantial experience in the private sector, having worked in the Washington, DC offices of public relations firms Hill and Knowlton and later Burson-Marsteller.
Ambassador Guajardo holds a BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.