Juan Carlos Baker is a worldwide recognized expert in trade negotiations, international trade, regional economic integration, and foreign relations.
In Mexico’s Ministry of Economy, Baker held several important positions; including Director General for North America, where he oversaw the successful implementation of NAFTA provisions in Mexico; Deputy Chief Negotiator of Mexico for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), Chief of Staff to the Minister of Economy and Undersecretary of Foreign Trade. As Undersecretary of Foreign Trade, he led Mexico’s trade agenda during complex negotiations process as the modernization of the Mexico-United States-Canada Treaty (USMCA, formerly NAFTA) and the Free Trade Agreement between Mexico and the European Union (EU-Mexico) as well as the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty (CPTPP), among others.
Baker has represented Mexico at different regional and multilateral organizations, such as the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Group of 20 (G20) and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC). He holds a degree in International Trade from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) and has undertaken advanced studies in Political Economy at the University of Warwick, in England.
Juan Carlos Baker
El conflicto armado ha puesto de manifiesto cómo, en un mundo globalizado, la economía, el comercio y las finanzas internacionales pueden ejercer una presión muy considerable sobre cualquier país.