Hon. Guillermo Zuñiga

Mexico's Energy Regulatory Commission
Commissioner

Attorney admitted to practice law in Mexico from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in 2001, with a Master Degree in Regulation from the London School of Economics (London, UK) and a Master Degree in Laws (LLM) from the University of Chicago, Law School. The professional career of Guillermo Zúñiga has been developed for more than 16 years in the public sector. He has held leadership, management and legal positions at the Energy Ministry, Mexican Petroleum (Pemex), Federal Commission of Electricity (CFE), and the Federal Competition Commission (CFC).

He has been a Part-Time Professor at the ITAM for almost 5 years in subjects related to economics law and energy. Mr. Zuñiga has been a reader in Energy Law at the ITAM School of Law and  a lecturer in Regulatory Policy at the Graduate School of Public Management of the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico City.

Since 2013, Mr. Zuñiga is National Commissioner at the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE), Presidential appointee with Senate confirmation for a five years term.

He has been recognized as one of the 100 most influential leaders of the energy industry in Mexico, for the year 2015, by Petróleo & Energía Business Magazine and he was recognized as one of the 30 promises on their 30s in  Mexico by CNN Expansion Magazine for the year 2016.

Specialties: Regulatory Policy, Hydrocarbons and Electricity Law, Competition policy, including Public Bidding Processes, Energy Contracts and Infrastructure Projects.


Sessions

April 5, 2017

2:00 pm  -  3:00 pm

Mexico and California Energy Nation

Mexico and California are taking bold steps to advance their new energy economy – and that has created opportunities for them to work together in unprecedented ways. California, Mexico and Canada have had a serious of summit negotiations that have resulted in agreements to forge common efforts to pursue clean energy and address climate change. … Continued