Eduardo Perez-Motta

Advisory Board Member

American Antitrust Institute


Eduardo serves clients in a wide range of competition and regulatory matters. He has fluent relationships with a broad array of senior civil servants in government and regulatory agencies.

He is a member of the investment committee of a major Mexican fund focusing on infrastructure and energy. He is a member of the advisory boards of the American Antitrust Institute, the Fordham Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy, Mitsui, as well as of the Board of Trustees of El Colegio de México. He is also a member of the board of directors of Grupo Paisano, a multidisciplinary group of investors and professionals dedicated to promoting socio-economic development of farming communities in Mexico.

Eduardo was President of the Federal Competition Commission from 2004 to 2013. In 2012, he was elected President of the International Competition Network, which groups over 130 competition agencies worldwide. Between 2001 and 2004, he was Mexico’s Ambassador to the WTO, and previously he was head of the negotiation of the free trade agreement between Mexico and the European Union in Brussels. He has also been chief of staff to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Director General of Industrial Policy, Director General of International Trade Policy and chief of staff to the Vice Minister for Revenue at the Finance Ministry. He chaired the TRIPS Council and the Negotiating Group on Rules in the WTO and has participated as a chairman in several WTO panels. He holds a BS in economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and has undertaken doctoral studies at UCLA.

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