Mariana Campero is the former CEO of the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations (COMEXI), a nonprofit, independent think tank dedicated to the analysis and study of major global trends and their impact in Mexico. She is a columnist for El Heraldo and a frequent guest on television and radio programs in Mexico. She is a member of the Mexico City advisory board of Citibanamex. Previously, Campero acted as vice president of Zemi Communications, a New-York-based strategic consultancy that assists Latin American governments and businesses target their communications needs toward various audiences in the United States (capital markets, media, opinion leaders, or U.S.-based employees). She holds a business degree from ITAM, the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México; a Master’s of Arts from Columbia University in New York; and is an honorary citizen of the City of Austin, Texas. She is fluent in three languages and is currently pursuing a second master’s from Columbia University in nonprofit management.