Aldo Flores-Quiroga is Senior Advisor at FTI Consulting. He was deputy secretary of energy for hydrocarbons at Mexico’s Ministry of Energy (2016–18), where he led a team of more than 180 government officials to implement the historic opening of Mexico’s hydrocarbons sector. With his team he launched a new oil exploration strategy, worked to liberalized Mexico’s markets for refined products and natural gas, created strategic inventories for gasoline, diesel and natural gas, and negotiated Mexico’s role in the Dunprecedented OPEC-Non OPEC pact to stabilize oil markets.
Previously, Dr. Flores-Quiroga was secretary general of the International Energy Forum (IEF) (2012–17), assistant secretary for international affairs at Mexico’s Ministry of Energy (2007–11), and assistant secretary for bilateral economic relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2001–05).
He has represented Mexico at the International Atomic Nuclear Agency (IAEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the International Energy Forum (IEF), the Latin American and Caribbean Energy Organization (OLADE), and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Dr. Flores-Quiroga was Assistant and Clinical Professor at School of Politics and Economics of the Claremont Graduate University in California (1996–2009), where he taught courses on international political economy, comparative politics, economic theory, public policy and economic development at the As Visiting Professor at UT Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs (2019-2021), he lectured on international and domestic energy policy.
He has published books and articles in English and Spanish on Mexican trade, exchange rate and energy policy, and is member of the and has been featured on CNN, BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC and other media outlets.