Arturo Herrera is the Minister for Finance, Mexico. Prior to this, he served as Deputy Minister of Finance and Public Credit and also acting as Undersecretary for Revenues. Earlier in his career he has held positions at the World Bank, the private banking sector, the Government of Mexico City, and Mexico’s Ministry of Finance and Public Credit. At the World Bank he participated and led several initiatives aimed at improving the performance of the public sector in various Latin American and Caribbean Governments. He worked in private banking on investment banking issues. He was Secretary of Finance for the Government of Mexico City, where he also served as Director General of Financial Management. In the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit he held positions in both the international affairs and the economic planning directorates. In the academic field he has taught courses in microeconomics and macroeconomics at El Colegio de México, and monetary policy at the University of New York.