Vanessa Rubio-Márquez

Associate Fellow, US and the Americas Programme

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Vanessa Rubio-Marquez had a 25 year long career in Mexico’s government, including serving three times as deputy minister (finance, foreign affairs for Latin-America, and social development) and as senator where she chaired the Committee on Latin-America and was Mexico’s representative to the Latin-American Parliament (Parlatino).

She has represented Mexico in several multilateral organisations including the G20, the IMF, the World Bank, the OECD, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the three sub-regional development banks in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, respectively; and has participated in dozens of negotiations of international agreements including the USMCA and the Pacific Alliance.

She currently is professor of practice at the School of Public Policy of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and senior advisor at McLarty Associates; as well as a regular contributor for Americas Quarterly, El Heraldo Mexico, Forbes, Expansion, and La Lista-The Guardian.