Gerardo is an Associate at Value for Good. Originally from Mexico, he has worked and studied in Mexico City, Venezuela, Paris and New York. He has a unique combination of public affairs, strategic communications and corporate strategy skills leveraged internationally in both the public and private sectors.
Gerardo holds a Master of International Public Management and a M.Sc. in Corporate Strategy from Sciences Po Paris. His studies focused, on the one hand, in international law, project management, political economy and intercultural communication. On the other hand, he sought further specialization in strategy consulting, social investing and corporate responsibility.
At Value for Good, Gerardo leverages his experience working with international organizations such as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and UN Women, as well as his diplomatic skills as the former Chief Advisor of the Mexican ambassador to France, where he played a key role in ensuring the success of two State visits comprising over 100 cooperation agreements across various domains. Most recently, he was consultant manager at Reputation Institute, offering advice on reputation management and strategic corporate communications to global market leaders to improve business outcomes and engagement with external and internal stakeholders.
Gerardo is passionate about empowerment, equal rights and social entrepreneurship. He is a budding writer and speaks fluent English, French, Spanish and intermediate Portuguese.
2018 – 2020: Consulting Manager, Reputation Institute, Paris
2014 – 2017: Chief Advisor to the Ambassador, Mexican Embassy, Paris
2011 – 2020: Communications Consultant, UN Women, New York
2007 – 2013: Policy Analyst, OECD, Paris
2005 – 2006: Claims Analyst, Allianz, Mexico City
2017 – 2018: Master of Science in Corporate Strategy (Honors), Sciences Po Paris
2006 – 2008: Master’s in International Public Management (Honors), Sciences Po Paris
2000 – 2005: Bachelor of Arts (Honors), International Relations, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City
• English (native)
• Spanish (native)
• French (fluent)
• Portuguese (intermediate)