Luis Téllez holds a BA in Economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico (ITAM), and a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In the last 20 years Téllez has served as Secretary of Communications and Transportation (2006-2009), Secretary of Energy (1997-2000) and Chief of Staff of President Ernesto Zedillo (1994-1997). Téllez was also Deputy Secretary of Agriculture and Chief Economist at the Ministry of Finance. Currently he is a member of the Executive Committee of NTT Data Services Mexico. He is also a special advisor on both corporate and strategic matters to Chubb Mexico, Refinitiv, Estrella Blanca, Environmental Resources Management (ERM), Butterfly Equity, Fortem and Calidra . He is a member of McLarty Associates board of advisors. He was a director of Chubb Ltd, between 2020 and 2023. He has been a director of Sempra Energy, on two occasions; from 2004 to 2006 and from 2010 to 2015. Téllez is a member of several nonprofit organizations, including the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations, the Trilateral Commission, and the Woodrow Wilson Institute in Washington, where he became Co-Chairman of the WW Mexican Institute since July 2019. Téllez served as Head for Mexico of the investment firm KKR, a position he held from March 2015 to July 2023. From May 2009 to December 2014, he was Chairman of the Board and CEO of the Mexican Stock Exchange. During his tenure, Tellez presided over the largest number of Initial Public Offerings in the history of the BMV. As a public official, he was a key player in public policy decisions to improve the Mexican economy in macroeconomic, financial, energy and agricultural issues, such as: launching the most ambitious program to expand transportation infrastructure, based on public and private financing; participating in the structuring and negotiation of the financial package that allowed Mexico to resolve the financial crisis of 1995; being part of the team that implemented the rescue program for the Mexican banking system in 1995-1997; leading the expansion of power generation and transmission infrastructure in the late 1990s; and leading the team that established the Individualized Pension System in 1997. He was also responsible for negotiating the agricultural sector in the North American Free Trade Agreement.