Mexico: Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the OECD



 Dionisio Perez Jacome, Ambassador of Mexico to the OECD


Ambassador Dionisio PÉREZ-JÁCOME FRISCIONE took up his duties as Permanent Representative of Mexico to the OECD on 27 May 2013.


Ambassador Pérez-Jácome has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in International Management from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). He also holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the John. F Kennedy School at Harvard University, and has been a professor at ITAM.

He began his professional career as a management and public policy consultant. From 1991-1992, he actively participated in the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations while he served as Mexico’s Agriculture and Forestry Counselor to Canada. From 1995-1997, he was an economic and social Advisor at the Office of the President of Mexico. From 1997-2005, he held several positions within the energy sector. He was Head of the Investment Promotion Unit at the Secretariat of Energy, Executive Director of the National Executive Committee for the capitalization of the state-owned petrochemical enterprises, and President of the Energy Regulatory Commission.

In 2006, he joined Mercer Management Consulting as Director of its Mexican Office. In 2007 he was appointed Chief of Advisors of the Office to the Presidency. From 2008-2010 he served as undersecretary for Budget and Expenditure at the Secretariat of Finance, and in 2011 was appointed Secretary of Communications and Transport.

Mr. Pérez-Jácome is married to Mrs. María José GONZÁLEZ DE COSSIO and they have three children.

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