Veterinarian, National Autonomous University of Mexico; graduate programmes in Marketing and Business Development, ITAM. Nearly 30 years' experience in agribusiness; has held various positions from sales and marketing to production and executive management. Currently, Chief Executive Officer, Grupo Minsa. Former: President, National Chamber of Industrialized Corn; Treasurer, National Agricultural Council. Leader, Grains Group, World Economic Forum, focused on the approach of the new vision for agriculture; Member, B20 Group for Food Security. Has participated in the research and analysis on the feasibility for production of biofuels in Mexico and its impact on the value agribusiness chains. Member, Agriculture by Contract Program, Agriculture Ministry of Mexico.