About us<br />Alberto Islas Torres, is founding partner of Risk Evaluation a specialized firm in crisis management, operational and financial risk assessment. His experience, in the Office of President Zedillo, as well as his formation in political economy, have allowed him to take part in relevant projects such as; the development of public awareness campaigns in Latin America and the development of a methodological framework to apply decision making models to implement public policy initiatives to reduce transnational threats and national security issues such as drug consumption and traffic, arms trafficking, and organized crime threats across regions. He has also worked as an Advisor to various Cabinet members in Mexico, United Kingdom and Brazil. Currently he is coproducing a documentary on the impact of drug consumption in the Mexican society. In the field of strategic planning he has lead efforts to solve adverse situation before public opinion and creditors. In the financial sector he was part of a telecommunications conglomerate that issued the first 30 year global bond; he helped a shipping company to obtained the highest tax claim from the federal government; introduced a group of 5 Mexican banks to develop the remittances market to lower the cost of the service; as well as securing funds and developing the business strategy of different financial entities. At present he serves as a board member and President of the Audit Committee in Crediamigo, a retail financial group; Comercializadora del Sureste a retail consumption outlet in Mexico and Guatemala, Grupo RHM a Hotel chain in Spain and Latin America, and various Non Governmental Organizations.<br />Master of Science in Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyBA in Economics, ITAM, Mexico City<br />Guest and citations<br />BBC News – Judges and Traffickers January 26th 2010<br />Nicholas Casey - WSJ page 1A 13 January 2010 <br />Katie Couric - CBS Evening News December 17 2009<br />Reuters, AP, Los Angeles Times, Univision 2009.<br />
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