The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by José Antonio Fernández Carbajal and Roger W. Wallace, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute. The full advisory board list is below.

Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute Advisory Board


Mr. José Antonio Fernández Carbajal, Chairman and CEO, FEMSA

Mr. Roger W. Wallace, Vice President, Pioneer Natural Resources


Dr. Sergio Aguayo, Professor, El Colegio de México

Mr. Herb Allen, President, Allen and Company, LLC

Dr. Alberto Baillères González, Chairman, Grupo BAL and Board of Trustees of ITAM
Amb. Miguel Basáñez, Ambassador of  Mexico to the United States
Dr. Roderic Ai Camp, Philip McKenna Professor of the Pacific Rim, Claremont McKenna College
Ms. Magdalena Carral, Founding Partner, Carral, Sierra y Asociados S.C.
Dr. María Amparo Casar, Professor-Researcher, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) 
Mr. Eduardo Cepeda Fernández, President and General Director, J.P. Morgan Grupo Financiero S.A. de C.V.
Mr. Tim Daly, Senior Vice President for Global Public Policy, Western Union
Amb. Jeffrey Davidow, Former United States Ambassador to Mexico, Senior Counselor, Cohen Group
Dr. Luis de la Calle, Founding Partner and Managing Director, De la Calle, Madrazo & Mancera
Mr. Jaime El Koury, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York, NY
Dr. Rafael Fernández de Castro, Head of Department, International Studies, ITAM
Dr. Rossana Fuentes-Berain, Founder, Mexico Media Lab 
Mr. Donald E. Garcia, President, Senior Financial Planner, Pinnacle Consulting Group
Mr. Armando Garza Sada, Chairman of the Board, Alfa Corporativo, S.A. de C.V.
Hon. Lawrence Harrington, Affiliated Faculty Program, Center for Latin American Studies, Vanderbilt University, Former U.S. Representative of the Inter-American Development Bank in Mexico
Mr. Carlos Heredia, Professor, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) 
Dr. Enrique Hidalgo, President, ExxonMobil Ventures-Mexico Ltd.
Mr. Hunter Hunt, President and CEO, Hunt Consolidated Energy, INC
Hon. Kay Bailey Hutchison, Former United States Senator, Texas
Mr. Guillermo Jasson, Managing Partner, Cross Fields Capital, LLC
Amb. James Jones, Former United States Ambassador to Mexico; Chairman and CEO, ManattJones Global Strategies, LLC
Hon. Jim Kolbe, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
Mr. Chris Kuzmuk, Associate Vice President for International Affairs, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Mr. Mike Lubrano, Managing Director, Corporate Governance, Cartica Capital
Dr. Diana Negroponte, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Dr. Silvia Núñez, Director, Center for Research on North America, UNAM
Ms. Lina Ornelas, Director, Public Policy and Government Relations, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, Google
Dr. Juan Pardinas, General Director, Instituto Mexicano para la Competitividad (IMCO)
Mr. Alejandro Poiré, Dean of the School of Policy (EGAP), Tec de Monterrey
Mr. Jose L. Prado, President, Prado Strategic Consultants, LLC and Former President Quaker Oats North America, PepsiCo
Mr. Juan Rebolledo Gout, Vice President International Relations, Grupo Mexico
Mr. Federico Reyes Heroles, Founder and Member of the Board, Transparencia Mexicana
Ms. Catherine Robinson Esq., Director, International Government Affairs, Amgen, Inc.
Mr. Raúl Rodríguez, Chairman, U.S Mexico Foundation
Dr. Luis Rubio, President, Centro de Investigación para el Desarrollo (CIDAC)
Amb. Arturo Sarukhán, Former Mexican Ambassador to the United States 
Mr. Brian Smith, President, Latin America Group, The Coca-Cola Company
Ms. Martha Smith, Philanthropy Professional
Mr. Fernando Solana, President, Solana Consultores
Mr. Fernando Solis Camara J.C., Corporate Director of Communications and Image, Gruma
Dr. Luis Téllez, Former Chairman and CEO, Mexican Stock Exchange, Member, McLarty Associates’ Board of Counselors
Mr. Federico Terrazas, President, Cementos de Chihuahua
Mr. Ernesto Torres, CEO, Grupo Financiero Banamex, Citigroup
Mr. Javier Treviño, Mexican Under-Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of Educational Policies
Mr. Eduardo Tricio, Chairman of the Board, Grupo Lala
Amb. E. Anthony Wayne, Former United States Ambassador to Mexico
Mr. Nicholas Welch, Director of International Relations, Noble Energy Inc.
Dr. Jaime Zabludovsky, President, Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales (COMEXI)
Mr. Rogelio Zambrano, Chairman, CEMEX
Mr. Ivan Zapien, Senior Director Federal Government Relations, Wal-Mart