Dr. Roberto Rios Herran is a graduate of the University of Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico where he studied law and holds a masters degree in Public Administration from the American University, Washington D.C. and a Ph. D in law from the Sorbonne in Paris. Prior to joining RRO, Roberto was director of legal studies and research at the World Trade Institute in Bern, Switzerland. After qualification, Roberto worked as lawyer for the major oil and engineering construction company in Mexico after which he joined Baker & McKenzie. Working in both the firm's Warsaw office and its European law centre in Brussels, Roberto's practice was focused on mergers and acquisitions, energy, EU and World Trade Organization matters.
In addition to work for clients, Dr. Rios writes and lectures internationally on energy and WTO related issues. He is a visiting professor at HEC in France, Instituto de Empresa in Spain, WTI in Switzerland, and Capital University in the USA. He is also a member of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE).