Practice Areas
Antitrust and Competition, Public Policy.


-Economics Degree with honors from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).
-Master’s Degree and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.


Professional Experience

-Undersecretary of Industry and Foreign Investment – 1988 – 1994.

-President of The Federal Competition Commission (FCC) – 1994 – 2004.

-Undersecretary of Income (SHCP) – 2005 – 2007.

-General Consul of Mexico in Portland – 2004 – 2008.

-Of Counsel in Antitrust and Competition (KSA) – 2010 – to date.

-Consultant on international tax matters for the governments of Korea, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras and the International Monetary Fund.
-Professor of economics at the ITAM, UNAM and the IMF.


Spanish and English.

Practice Areas
Tax Planning.


-Certified Public Accountant from the Universidad Iberoamericana.
-Certified by the Mexican Institute of Public Accountants.
-Several courses in Mexico and the United States on various tax topics.


Professional Experience

College of Public Accountants of Mexico
-Advisor to the Vice President of Professional Development – 1996 – 1998.
-Chairman of the Committee on Fiscal Research – 1996 – 1998.
-Advisor to the Executive Committee – 2006 – 2008.
-Vice President of Professional Training and Development – 2008 – 2010.
-Vice President of Finance – 2010 – 2012.


Mexican Institute of Public Accountants
-Member of the Tax Commission – 1983 – 2007.
-Vice President for Tax Matters – 1999 – 2000.
-Advisor to the National Executive Committee – 2003 – 2004.


Public Accounting Academy for Fiscal Studies
-Member of the steering committee – 2007 – 2009.


Spanish and English.

Practice Areas
Banking and Financial Law.


-Law Degree (JD) from the Escuela Libre de Derecho.
-LLM degree in American Legal System from the University of Kent, Chicago.


Professional Experience

-Manuel Aznar has been advisor for several public and private institutions in Mexico.


 Awards and Recognitions

-Chambers Global – 2004 – 2016.


Spanish and English.