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Meet our team

Our team has experience of formulating public policy; engaging in research on disruptive technological change, as well as in academia. These attributes allow us to learn quickly and adapt to a changing environment and to the specific needs of each client.

We formulate public policy using our various disciplines and aim to educate our clients, government and the general public about each other’s objectives to promote collaboration.

Damian Fraser

Partner

Damian founded Miranda Partners in 2018, before he was Mexico Country Manager of UBS from 2001 to 2018, where he oversaw the 180-person local Investment Banking, Wealth Management and Equity businesses. He previously ran UBS’s Latin American Equity division, worked as Director of UBS LatAm Equity Research, and was “Number One” ranked LatAm “Institutional Investor” equity analyst for multiple years. Prior to banking, Damian was a journalist at The Economist (economics correspondent), and at the Financial Times (Mexico bureau chief). He holds a CFA, an MPA from Harvard University, and BA from Oxford University in Economics and Philosophy.

Damian Fraser

Partner

Damian founded Miranda Partners in 2018, before he was Mexico Country Manager of UBS from 2001 to 2018, where he oversaw the 180-person local Investment Banking, Wealth Management and Equity businesses. He previously ran UBS’s Latin American Equity division, worked as Director of UBS LatAm Equity Research, and was “Number One” ranked LatAm “Institutional Investor” equity analyst for multiple years. Prior to banking, Damian was a journalist at The Economist (economics correspondent), and at the Financial Times (Mexico bureau chief). He holds a CFA, an MPA from Harvard University, and BA from Oxford University in Economics and Philosophy.

José Juan López Portillo

Partner

José has a long professional experience in academic research, teaching and publications in diverse countries in Europe and North America. It has given him cosmopolitan perspective, transferrable skills, an intimate knowledge of Mexican history, and an ability to absorb and deploy a large amount of information efficiently. His personal trajectory has also endowed him with a wide array of personal contacts in government and business. After the last presidential elections, he was approached by the Mexican Foreign Office to collaborate on designing strategies to promote a ‘Cultural Foreign Policy’ and the engagement of Mexicans abroad with the Mexico. Since its foundation in October 2017, he has worked for Q Element: a think-tank and consultancy that specialises in shaping public policy in Mexico to overcome the risks posed by rapid technological change, while taking advantage of its many opportunities. To this end he contributed to the composition of a White Paper that the government commissioned on this subject last year through the CONACyT. More recently has worked as an advisor to a company called GeoLife Mexico, (an affiliate of Bioma in Switzerland), on the introduction of bioenzimes into government programs related to boosting sustainable agriculture in Mexico.

José Juan López Portillo

Partner

José has a long professional experience in academic research, teaching and publications in diverse countries in Europe and North America. It has given him cosmopolitan perspective, transferrable skills, an intimate knowledge of Mexican history, and an ability to absorb and deploy a large amount of information efficiently. His personal trajectory has also endowed him with a wide array of personal contacts in government and business. After the last presidential elections, he was approached by the Mexican Foreign Office to collaborate on designing strategies to promote a ‘Cultural Foreign Policy’ and the engagement of Mexicans abroad with the Mexico. Since its foundation in October 2017, he has worked for Q Element: a think-tank and consultancy that specialises in shaping public policy in Mexico to overcome the risks posed by rapid technological change, while taking advantage of its many opportunities. To this end he contributed to the composition of a White Paper that the government commissioned on this subject last year through the CONACyT. More recently has worked as an advisor to a company called GeoLife Mexico, (an affiliate of Bioma in Switzerland), on the introduction of bioenzimes into government programs related to boosting sustainable agriculture in Mexico.

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We are always looking for new talent, please contact us to join the team

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