Eduardo Perez Motta

Eduardo Perez Motta

Eduardo Perez Motta

He has more than thirty-five years working in a wide range of regulatory issues, economic competition and foreign trade. It has an extensive network of relationships with senior government officials and regulatory agencies, and is a member of the investment committee of one of the main infrastructure and energy funds in Mexico.

He was President of the Federal Competition Commission from 2004 to 2013. In 2012, he was appointed President of the International Network of Economic Competition, which brings together 130 competition agencies worldwide. Between 2001 and 2004, he was Ambassador of Mexico to the World Trade Organization, where he chaired the Council on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) and the Negotiating Group on Standards.

He was previously head of the Brussels office that led the negotiation of the FTA between Mexico and the European Union. He was Coordinator of Advisors to the Secretary of Commerce and Industrial Development, General Director of Industrial Policy and Coordinator of Advisors to the Undersecretary of Revenue in the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit.

Eduardo is also a member of the Advisory Councils of the American Antitrust Institute, of the International Conference of Fordham in New York on Legislation and Competition Policy and of Mitsui. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Colegio de México and of the Board of Directors of Grupo Paisano, a multidisciplinary group of investors and professionals dedicated to promoting the socioeconomic development of the agricultural communities of Mexico.

He obtained a degree in Economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and has doctoral studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.

He is currently working for SAI consultores (Mexico).

PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNING BODIES AND FOUNDATIONS

Member of the group of International Advisors of the “American Antitrust Institute”, which is a non-governmental organization based in Washington.
Member of the Advisory Council of the Fordham International Conference. This Conference is held annually in New York and is oriented towards the analysis of Competition Policy and Legislation.
Member of the Advisory Board of Mitsui Mexico, since 2016.
Member of the Investment Committee of two Certificates of Capital Development (CKD’s). These are instruments of financial development that, in this case, is handled by GrupoBursátilMexicano (GBM) and that serve as vehicles to finance large infrastructure and communications projects. In this case, investments have been made in water management concessions in high-development regions in the southeast of Mexico, wind generation projects, roads and urban communication routes, among others.
Member of the Board of El Colegio de México. This is an education institution that has the highest research standards in Mexico.
Member of the Board of Directors of GrupoPaisano. This economic group is composed of investors and professionals dedicated to promoting the socioeconomic development of the agricultural communities of Mexico. This company has the highest productive technology and certified standards to export different agricultural products to the US.
Member of the Board of the ABC Hospital in Mexico. This is the most important private hospital in Mexico.

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

  • 1983 to 1986, full-time professor at ITAM, teaching microeconomics and international trade.
  • 1986 and 1988, full-time professor at El Colegio de Mexico.
  • 1988-1998, part time professor at ITAM and El Colegio de Mexico.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Pérez Motta and Bucay, “Mexico’s Trade Policy” in Dealing with the North. Edited by JohnWhalley. Centre for the study of International Economic Relations. The University of London Ontario 1987.
  • Pérez Motta and Bucay, “Trade Negotiation Strategy for Mexico” in Small Among the Big. Edited by John Whalley. Centre for the study of International Economic Relations. TheUniversity of London Ontario 1987.
  • Pérez Motta, “Efectos del Tratado de Libre Comercio Estados Unidos-Canadá sobre México”. Mimeo SECOFI, 1990.
    Low y Pérez Motta, “Negotiation Strategy of Less Developed Countries in the Uruguay Round”. Mimero UNDP Project, 1991.
  • Fernández, Pérez Motta, Sánchez Ugarte, “La Política Industrial ante la Apertura”. Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1994.
  • Pérez Motta, “La Política Industrial en el Resto del Mundo” en La Política Industrial en México. Editado por Clavijo,
  • Fernández, Pérez Motta y Sánchez Ugarte. El Colegio de México, 1994.
  • Pérez Motta, E. “Competition Policy and the Trade System: Challenges and Opportunities. E15Initiative.” Geneva: International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and World Economic Forum, 2016.
  • Pérez Motta, E. “Competition Policy and Trade in the Global Economy: Towards an Integrated Approach”. E15 Expert Group on Competition Policy and the Trade System – Policy Options Paper. E15Initiative. Geneva: International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and World Economic Forum, 2016
  • Pérez Motta and Cortés Campos. “Economic Competition and the Energy Sector: The Electricity and Natural Gas Markets” in The Rule of Law and Mexico’s Energy Reform. James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy of Rice University, 2017
  • Pérez Motta and Murra, “International Trade and Competition Policy: Working Together for the Global Economy” in Future of the Global Trade Order.European University Institute, 2017

Energy, International Arbitration, Mediation

1980-1983 Doctoral studies in Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Specialization in international trade, and labour and monetary economics
1974-1978 Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM), Mexico City.
Thesis: Indirect Export Taxes. Value Added Tax: a New Scheme

English
Edificio Plaza Reforma .:. Prolongación Paseo de la Reforma 600-010B (entrada por Guillermo Haro), Col. Santa Fe Peña Blanca Ciudad de
Mexico

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