Luis Rubio is chairman of Mexico Evalua and former chairman of the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations. Winner of the APRA book award 1985, in 1993 he was given the Dag Hammarskjöld award and in 1998 the National Journalism Award for op-ed pieces. Rubio is a prolific writer on political, economic and international subjects. He is a contributing editor of Reforma and his analyses and opinions often appear in major newspapers and journals in Mexico, the US and Europe (New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, National Public Radio). He is a frequent speaker at major international conferences. He serves on the boards of two families of investment funds and Coca Cola FEMSA.
He served in the board of directors of The Human Rights Commission of the Federal District, is member of the Trilateral Commission and of the Halifax International Security Forum Agenda Working Group. He is author and editor of fifty one books, including La disputa sobre el futuro; Unmasked: López Obrador and the End or Make-Believe, A World of Opportunities, The problem of power, Mexico requires a new system of government, A Mexican Utopia, the Rule of Law is Possible, NAFTA at Twenty: a political and strategic perspective and Mexico: A middle class society: poor no more, developed not yet. Before joining Mexico Evalua-CIDAC, in the 1970’s he was planning director of Citibank in Mexico and served as an adviser to Mexico’s Secretary of the Treasury. He holds a diploma in Financial Management, a MMBA, and his MA and PhD in political science are from Brandeis University.