José Manuel Carrera Panizzo

Corporate Director for Alliances and New Business, Pemex

He earned a B.A. in Economics from the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM) and attended a masters’ degree program in Business Administration at Rochester University, New York. He then earned his PhD degree in Finance from Lancaster University, UK. He has attended several courses and seminars in the United States and in the UK at Harvard and Oxford universities, as well as at The Pine Street Institute.

He started his professional career in Mexico's Central Bank (Banco de México) in 1991 as an analyst in the Currency Area. From 1998 to 2000 he was a researcher in the Market Research and Evaluation Unit. In 2000 he was appointed Manager of International Exchange, Metals, Coins and Agreements in that institution.

In 2001 Dr. Carrera joined the Pemex's CFO's staff as Risk Management Assistant Director. In March 2010 he was designated CFO of PMI Comercio Internacional, in January 2011, was named Chief Administration and Finance Officer. In August 2013 he was designated CEO of the same company. In 2015 was appointed as the Chief of New Business Ventures in Pemex.