Guillermo Zuñiga is a Staff Attorney with the International Program. Guillermo is based out of San Francisco, CA.
Guillermo has a law degree from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City, an LLM from the University of Chicago and a Master’s degree in Regulation from the London School of Economics.
From 2013 until 2019, Guillermo served as a commissioner on Mexico’s national Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE). For three of those years, he was also vice-president of the Iberoamerican Association of Energy Regulators (ARIAE). Before that, Guillermo served in various positions in the Mexican federal government, including at the Ministry of Energy (SENER), Mexican Petroleum (Pemex), the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), and the Federal Competition Commission (CFC). He has been a part-time lecturer on economic and energy law at ITAM and on regulatory policy at the Graduate School of Public Management of the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey at Mexico City. In each year from 2014 through 2018, Petróleo & Energía Business magazine recognized Guillermo as one of the 100 most influential leaders in energy in Mexico, and in 2016 CNN Expansion magazine recognized him as one of the 30 most promising Mexican professionals under 40.
Guillermo was born and raised in Xalapa, Veracruz, which is famous for great coffee and beautiful mountains. He loves travel, science fiction movies, and long walks.
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