Luis M. Labardini received an M.A. from Yale University, and an M.S. in management from MIT. He has been awarded the Fullbright fellowship and the Alfred P. Sloan fellowship.
He has served as senior advisor to the CFO of Petróleos Mexicanos, deputy director for Trade Financing in the Mexican Ministry of Finance, and deputy director for Foreign Investment in the same ministry, where he helped oversee the Debt for Equity Swap program and the debt restructuring that led to the creation of the Brady Bonds.
At MIT, he authored the thesis “Investment Decisions in the Mexican Petroleum Industry”.