H.E. Eduardo Medina-Mora

Ambassador of Mexico to the U.S.

2013_medina-mora[1]Ambassador Medina-Mora was appointed Ambassador of Mexico to the United States of America in January 2013. He previously served as Ambassador of Mexico to the Court of Saint James, United Kingdom (2009-2012). He has a distinguished career in both the public and private sectors. He is the only official in history who has held the three top civilian security positions in the Mexican cabinet: Attorney-General (2006-2009), Secretary of Public Security (2005-2006) and Director-General of Mexico’s intelligence agency, the Centre for Investigation and National Security CISEN (2000-2005). During those years, he was also a Member of the National Security Council from 2000-2009 and President of the National Public Security Council from 2005‐2006. Ambassador Medina-Mora has played important roles in international forums and negotiations. In the private sector, he was Corporate Director of Strategic Planning and Deputy Director General of DESC Group from 1991-2000. He also coordinated the legal advisory group to the Mexican Government during the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations. He is a member of Chatham House and the International Institute for Strategic Studies among several other associations. He received his degree in law from the National Autonomous University of Mexico.