Moisés Joel Zavaleta López

Partner & Director of Strategy

He has nearly three decades of experience in trade negotiations on market access, textiles, safeguards, rules of origin, customs procedures, and trade facilitation.

He was leading negotiator in many Mexico’s negotiations for trade agreements with different countries from North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, including the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and its modernization (USMCA); the Mexico-European Union Free Trade Agreement and its modernization; and the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty (CPTPP), among others.

In the Ministry of Economy, he held key positions, including General Director for International Trade in Goods; Deputy-General Director for Market Access and Rules of Origin and Director for the Textile, Footwear and Forestry Sectors. He also served as Counselor for Trade in the Ministry of Economy’s office in Washington, D.C.

He studied International Relations at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and International Politics at the Universidad Iberoamericana..