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Esteban Manteca, Mexico
Former Advisor to Director of Pemex

Esteban Manteca is an associate at GEA Grupo de Economistas Asociados, specializing in politics and energy issues. He is also a member of the GlobalSource Partners team in Mexico City. He has had a distinguished career in the government and in academics, and has been recognized for his research and work in politics and the social sciences.

As an advisor to the Director of Pemex from 2006-2009, he researched and compiled papers that served as discussion points for the Director, as well as preparing political and business analyses for the company.

He also served as an assistant at Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE), one of Mexico’s most important centers of teaching and research in the social sciences.

Mr. Manteca holds a B.S. in political science and international relations from CIDE, where he won the Sempra Energy-CIDE Prize for the best thesis on international relations. He also holds an M.A. in political science from Notre Dame University, South Bend, Indiana. He is a Fulbright-Garcia Robles scholar, and was twice awarded scholarships from the German political foundation, the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung Foundation for Freedom.