Senior Director, McLarty Associates; Former Mexican Ambassador to the People's Republic of China
Jorge Guajardo is a senior director at McLarty Associates. From 2007 to 2013, he was Mexico’s ambassador to China, during which time he visited every province and established close relations with China’s business community. Guajardo served as consul general for Mexico in Austin, Texas, from 2005 to 2007. Prior to that, he was communications director and press secretary for the governor of the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon. He has also worked for the public relations firms Hill + Knowlton and Burson-Marsteller in Washington, DC. Guajardo has been involved in presidential campaign and electoral politics in Mexico. He continues to live in Washington, DC, traveling often to Mexico and China.