Mr. Werner has pursued a distinguished career in the public and private sectors largely related to the keys to economic growth and energy. He has played key roles in the public sector in his capacity as undersecretary of the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico between December 2006 and August 2010 and, also, as director at the Western Hemisphere Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) between 2013 and 2021.

Prior to holding such positions, he was part of BBVA-Bancomer in 2011, where he firstly worked as general director of global businesses and subsequently as head of corporate and investment banking until 2012. He has also been deputy minister, director of planning and chief of staff at the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico, as well as director of economic studies at Banco de Mexico.

Mr. Werner has engaged in numerous academic initiatives holding different roles, such as being professor at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Yale University and the Madrid Business Institute.

Mr. Werner graduated in Economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). He obtained his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1994, and was recognized as Young World Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2007.