José Carlos Rodríguez

Senior Director, ManattJones Global Strategies

José Carlos Rodríguez

Senior Director, ManattJones Global Strategies

Biography

Based in Mexico City and with significant experience in Mexico’s public and private sectors, José Carlos Rodríguez Pueblita advises financial services clients on finance, economic analysis and development, and policy.

Before joining ManattJones Global Strategies LLC, José Carlos was a senior official in Mexico’s Ministry of Finance. He served as the director general of programs evaluation at the Mexican Ministry of Social Development. He was also senior advisor to the secretary of finance, working on fiscal, health and agriculture sectors.

In 2014, Mexico’s secretary of finance assigned José Carlos to lead the federal government’s efforts to restore fiscal integrity in the state of Michoacán. Working as a high-ranking federal envoy and later as the state’s secretary of finance and management, he focused on debt restructuring and refinancing, budget planning, cash management, risk analysis, and transparency.

In the private sector, José Carlos worked at Protego Asesores (Evercore), McKinsey & Co. and Cuasar Capital in the financial and public sector practices. He has collaborated with the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank on projects in Latin America, Asia and Africa.

Previously a lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, José Carlos taught quantitative methods, public finance and development policy. He also lectured at the Instituto Tecnológico Autonómo de México (ITAM). José Carlos holds a BA in Economics from ITAM, and a Masters and PhD in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.