Biography - Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal

SECRETARIAT OF ECONOMY

Promotes and implements public policies and programs designed to create more and better jobs, more and better companies and more and better entrepreneurs.

Charge: Secretariat of Economy
Place of birth: Nuevo Leon
Academic Background: BA in Economics, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León. MA in Economics, Arizona State University, U.S. Doctoral Studies, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.
2000 - 2003 Federal Representative in the 58th Session
2006 - 2009 Local Representative for 1st District in the State of Nuevo León in the 70th Session
2006 Coordinator of the PRI Parliamentary Section of the Congress of the State of Nuevo León in the 70th Session
2009 - 2012 Federal Representative in the 61st Session
2009 President of the Commission for Economic and Tourism Development in the Chamber of Deputies

Public Sector Positions
Head of Executive Office of Governorship of Nuevo León
Head of NAFTA Office in Washington DC
Technical Secretariat of Planning, Communications and Liaison in Secretariat of Trade and Industrial Development
Chief Office of Secretariat of Foreign Affairs
Under-Secretariat of Tourism Development in Secretariat of Tourism
Director of Public Finances in Secretariat of Programming and Budgeting

Party Positions
Secretary of International Affairs and Assistant General Secretary of the PRI National Executive Committee
President of the Colosio Foundation in Nuevo León
Government Program Coordinator in the Nuevo León Political Campaign from the period from
2003-2009 PRI Political Advisor

Other Political and Social Activities
20120 Coordinator of Business Links in campaign of current president Enrique Peña Nieto. Advisor in presidential campaign of Francisco Labastida Ochoa Chief Economist for Brazil at International Monetary Fund (IMF) Associate Economist at the Department of Fiscal Affairs of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Assistant Coordinator of Economic Policy in the transition team of President Enrique Peña Nieto.