Leader in the creation, innovation, transformation and development of existing and new projects, businesses and ventures with the utmost transparency, ethical and professional standards. Over 35 years on Executive and Board positions in Mexican and international leading finance sector.
Manuel’s proven record in business development success comes from decades of experience in some of the world’s largest, leading and most respected financial companies in banking, brokerage, investment management, and investment funds services.
Positions include Vice President Corporate Bank Division at Citibank Mexico, Deputy CEO Bursatil Mexicano, CEO and Managing Director Latin America at Capital International Inc and Managing Director and CEO BNP Paribas Investment Partners Mexico.
Since 2009 he has been a Founding Member of Non-Profit organization Fundacion Asumo AC, a group of pro-bono consultants working to empower civil society ́s institutions efforts that seek to promote social responsibility, impact, development, equality, and the common good. During 2014-2016, Manuel was Chief Executive Officer for The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Mexico and North Central America, a globally leading institution protecting and preserving Nature.
In 2018 he co-founded Comunidad Educativa El Oyamel, an affordable private non- traditional school in Zitacuaro, Michoacan, Mexico. Manuel completed the 2018-2019 Fellowship Program with the Integrated Capital Institute at RSF Social Finance in San Francisco, California. In September 2019, Manuel joined as Partner and Chief Executive Officer, CO Capital de Impacto Social, a social impact investment management organization presently launching its first social, economic and environmental investment impact fund.
Manuel was born and raised in Mexico City, studied Economics at the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) and Master in Business Administration at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. He has been married for the last 39 years and has 3 children and 6 grandchildren so far.