Gilberto has over 20 years of experience in providing financial advisory services to business owners of Mexican and multinational companies. He also has an extensive knowledge of the business environment and financial markets in Mexico, and their relations with the US and Europe.
In the early 1990s he worked at Booz Allen & Hamilton in Mexico, where he gained experience in the valuation and privatization of 9 of 18 Mexican banks. He has extensive experience in the financial and business sectors, with a particular focus on corporate finance. He has been involved in buy and sell mandates for more than 50 companies, in the financing of infrastructure projects in energy, roadways and petrochemicals areas, as well as in private equity placements and debt restructuring. He has advised multinational companies such as Prudential, Henkel, WW Grainger, Odebracht, Andrade Gutierrez, General Electric, among others, in their expansion plans in Mexico.
Gilberto has over 15 years advising family business owners in Mexico meet their personal and family plans, business-related, either restructuring their liabilities, obtaining capital for growth or supporting the transition of the business to family members or a third party.
Gilberto graduated from the School of Economics of the Universidad Anahuac and holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with a specialization from the Booth School of Business of the University of Chicago, and he is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor from the Exit Planning Institute (EPI).
He is also President of IMAP for the 2012-2014 period. He teaches several courses at undergraduate and graduate levels at the Anahuac University since 1991. He is Chairman of the University of Chicago Alumni Club of Mexico. Gilberto participates in several advisory boards including: Anahuac University MBA, Global Advisory Board of the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, Endeavor, and IMAP.