Roberto Salinas León

Roberto Salinas León is President of the Mexico Business Forum, where he works on assorted projects of policy analysis, media, investment advisory, and economic consultancy. He is currently the Director of the Center for Latin America of Atlas Network.

He holds a B.A. in Political Economy, History and Philosophy from Hillsdale College, Michigan; and an M.A. and Ph. D. in Philosophy, Purdue University, Indiana.

He has been an Adjunct Professor and Visiting Professor of Political Economy at the Escuela Libre de Derecho Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México in Mexico City (since 2004). He was Visiting Professor of Universidad Francisco Marroquín in 1997, and again in 2000.

He is President of Alamos Alliance, which organizes an annual symposium in the town of Álamos, Sonora. For twenty-six years, this gathering has hosted the most recognized names in economics and public policy in Latin America and the world, as well as some of the most distinguished minds in the field of economics.

He is the founding President of the Antigua Forum.

He has published more than 2,000 editorials (English and Spanish) on public policy topics, including in The Wall Street Journal, The Journal of Commerce, Investor’s Business Daily, Barrons, among many others.

He was a weekly economic analyst in the news show “Hechos”, TV Azteca, 1994-2004. He is now an occasional commentator for CNN, CNN Latinamerica, CNCB, Reuters, National Public Radio, BBC Radio, and others.

He has delivered over 900 lectures in Mexico, the U.S., Canada, several countries in Central and South America, and throughout Europe and Asia; and, he has testified before the U.S. Congress on topics such as NAFTA and free trade, structural reform in Mexico, as well as monetary and exchange rate policy.