Aldo Flores-Quiroga took up post as IEF Secretary General in January 2012.
Before joining the IEF he served in the Mexican government as Assistant Secretary for International Affairs at the Ministry of Energy (2007-2011), and as Assistant Secretary for Bilateral Economic Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2001-2005).
At the Ministry of Energy Dr. Flores-Quiroga was responsible for advising the Minister on foreign energy policy, establishing foreign energy policy guidelines, and promoting international energy cooperation. He also represented Mexico politically and diplomatically. This entailed, among other activities: participating in the boards, general conferences or annual meetings of international organisations or fora, such as the International Atomic Nuclear Agency (IAEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the International Energy Forum (IEF), the Latin American and Caribbean Energy Organization (OLADE), and the recently created International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
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