Andres Conesa has been the Director General of Aeroméxico since 2005. Dr. Conesa has been an active member of the SkyTeam Board, President of ALTA since 2013, and a member of IATA's Board of Governors since 2008. Prior to his appointment he served as President of the Board of CINTRA and held various positions in the Public Administration of Mexico, including Assistant Deputy Secretary of Public Credit, Director General of International Financial Affairs and Director General of Economic Policy at the Ministry of Finance. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a bachelor's degree in Economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). He has received the Fulbright and Ford MacArthur Scholarships, and was the winner of the National Economic Research Award.