Mariano Ruiz-Funes


Mariano Ruiz Funes

Founding Partner of GEA
Mariano Ruiz holds a Degree in Economics from the Autonomous Institute of Technology of Mexico, ITAM (1981), and Master of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of California, Davis (1982).


Currículum

Socio Fundador de GEA, 1990

  • Undersecretary of Agriculture of the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries, and Food (2009-2012).
  • Senior Advisor to the Director General of Petróleos Mexicanos (2007-2009).
  • Founding Partner (1990), Managing Partner (1990-2003), and Managing Director (2003-2006) of GEA.
  • CEO, Organización Somex S.A. de C.V. (1988-1990).
  • Director of Economic Policy (1986-1998), Director of Financial Planning (1984-1986) and Deputy Director of Sector Analysis (1983-1984) for the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit.
  • External consultant for the World Bank and the ITAM.
  • Board member of the Microenterprise Support Center (CAME), the National Bank of Foreign Trade (BANCOMEXT) and Mapfre Insurance.
  • Professor of Micro and Macroeconomic Theory (ITAM, INAP, Universidad Iberoamericana, and UNAM).
  • He served as a member of the Business Editorial Board of the Reforma newspaper and an economic analyst for several radio programs.
  • He writes a weekly column for newspaper El Financiero.