Mr. Pérez Mottta has over thirty five years working in a wide range of economic competition, international trade and regulatory matters. He has fluent relationships with a broad array of senior government officers and regulatory agencies, and is a member of the investment committee of a major Mexican fund which focuses on infrastructure and energy.
Eduardo was President of the Federal Competition Commission from 2004 to 2013. In 2012, he was elected President of the International Economic Competition Network, which groups over 130 competition agencies worldwide. Between 2001 and 2004, he was Mexico’s Ambassador at the WTO, where he chaired the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Council and the Negotiating Group on Rules.
Previously, he was head of the negotiation of the free trade agreement between Mexico and the European Union in Brussels. He also was chief of staff to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Chief Officer of Industrial Policy and chief of staff to the Vice Minister for Revenue at the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit.
He is a member of the advisory boards of the American Antitrust Institute, the Fordham Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy in New York and of Mitsui. Furthermore, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of El Colegio de México and the Board of Directors of Grupo Paisano, a multidisciplinary group of investors and professionals dedicated to promote socio-economic development of agricultural communities in Mexico.
He holds a BS in economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and has undertaken doctoral studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.