BA (Hons) in Economics, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM); PhD in Economics with specialization in public finance, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor, ITAM and Iberoamerican University. 1992 and 1994, Adviser to the Secretary of Finance and Public Credit. 1996, Adviser to the Secretary of Energy. 2001-05, Director, Public Finance, advisory group PROTEGO. Secretary of Finance, administration of Enrique Peña Nieto as Governor of the State of Mexico; implemented disciplinary policies as well as the modernization of the public sector; promoted constitutional and regulatory reforms related to public-private partnerships. Until March 2011, Member of Congress. President, Budget and Public Debt Commission, LXI Legislature. March - July 2011, President, Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), State of Mexico and General Coordinator, political campaign of Eruviel Ávila Villegas for Governor of the State of Mexico. Recently, General Coordinator, presidential campaign of Enrique Peña Nieto, Coordinator, Public Policy and General Coordinator, Government Transition Team. Dec. 2012, appointed Secretary of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico. First Place, Banco Nacional de México National Economics Award (1995).