Vanessa Rubio

Vanessa Rubio, Senior Director, advises clients on Mexico and Latin America matters.

Vanessa Rubio had a 25 year-long career in Mexico’s public sector, including serving as a senator and three times as Deputy Minister (Foreign Affairs, Social Development, and Finance). She has vast experience in domestic and international policymaking and implementation, including financial sector regulation; negotiation of international economic, financial, energy and cooperation agreements; international standards’ setting; and was in charge of Mexico’s foreign policy and economic and financial cooperation with Latin America and the Caribbean for over a decade.

She was involved in the first part of the negotiation of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), finalized the Pacific Alliance treaty, and implemented the Mexico-Central America Single Treaty.

She is a member of the Mexican Council of International Affairs (COMEXI), the International Women’s Forum (IWF), Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE), was part of the Inter-American Dialogue’s Venezuela Working Group, and has collaborated with the Council of the Americas and Chatham House, among others. She was a professor for over 14 years at the Technological Institute of Monterrey (ITESM).