Name: Andrés Rozental (Mexico)
Title: Board Member of International IDEA
Education: BA from the University of the Americas in Mexico City and a Masters in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton).
Current and Previous Positions: Mr Rozental is a former Deputy Foreign Minister of Mexico (1988-1994), with a long and distinguished diplomatic career, including as Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, Sweden and the United Kingdom. In December 2000, Mr Rozental was named Ambassador at Large and Special Envoy by Mexico’s President Vicente Fox and has been a foreign Policy advisor to current Mexican President Felipe Calderón.. He was the founding President of the Mexican Council on International Relations and serves as a Governor of Canada's International Development Research Center (IDRC). Since early 2007, Ambassador Rozental is a Senior Nonresident Fellow at The Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. Mr Rozental is presently President of Rozental & Asociados, a leading niche consultancy whose mission is to assist select companies to begin or increase their international presence and activities. He is Chairman of Grupo Industrial Omega, a diversified Mexican industrial group, and holds non-executive directorships in several major European companies and financial institutions. With his broad international experience, he is a leading authority on international issues, often quoted by European, US and Mexican analysts and journalists. He has authored numerous articles and three books on his country’s foreign policy and international affairs.