Biography Eduardo Pérez Motta

Eduardo Pérez Motta was appointed Chairman of the Mexican Federal Competition Commission (CFC) in August 2004. Since 2009 he has been the International Competition Network´s (ICN) Vice Chair for International Coordination and member of the editorial board of Competition Policy International (CPI).

Between 2001 and 2004, Pérez Motta was Mexico's Ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO). In that position he was responsible for preparing the Doha Ministerial Conference (2001) and the Mexican Chairmanship at Cancun in 2003. From 1998 to 2000, he acted as head of the Ministry of Trade and Industrial Development´s (SECOFI) Representation Office in Brussels and he coordinated the Mexican team during the negotiation of the FTA between Mexico and the European Union.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), and a master in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).

Perez Motta has taught microeconomics and international trade at ITAM and El Colegio de México.