The keynote speaker at the Global Commerce Forum May 19 in Mexico City will be Claudia Ruiz Massieu Salinas, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs.
Minister Ruiz Massieu holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Universidad Iberoamericana, Campus Santa Fe, Mexico, and earned a Master’s Degree in Comparative Public Policy from FLACSO (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales). She holds a diploma on Constitutional Law and Political Science from the Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales of Madrid, Spain, and is a PhD candidate of Law Science from Universidad de Granada, Spain.
Minister Ruiz Massieu was a research assistant and a member of the International Trade Unit at the Legal Research Institute of Mexico’s National Autonomous University, and Professor of Constitutional Law and Contemporary Legal Systems at Universidad Anáhuac.
Claudia Ruiz Massieu was first elected to Mexico’s House of Representatives in 2003. She returned to Congress as a Federal Congresswoman in 2009, where she served as Secretary of the Interior Committee and member of the Budget, Public Accounts and Finance Committees. She was a member of the Steering Committee of the Congressional Public Finances Research Center and was also a member of the Mexico-Poland and Mexico-United States Friendship Inter-parliamentary Groups. As Congresswoman she was also a member of the Joint Mexico-European Union Commission. In 2012 she ran for a seat in the Federal Senate representing the State of Guerrero.