State of Quintana Roo, Mexico

Carlos is a Public Accountant graduated from the University of Yucatan. In addition, he has a specialization in High Management at the Technological Institute and of Higher Studies of Monterrey.

From 2005 to 2008 he is elected as Mayor of Solidaridad with the highest number of votes in the history of this territory.

From this position becomes president of the Association of Coastal Municipalities of Mexico, where in coordination with the National Conference of Municipalities of Mexico achieves the allocation of $ 3.5 billion pesos to municipalities in matters of public safety.

Later, the United Nations awarded the International Gender Equality Award to local governments for its policy called "The Value of Women". This instrument supported an approach to women's empowerment and gender mainstreaming.

From 2008 to 2009 he is invited to collaborate with the government of the state of Quintana Roo as Secretary of Tourism. During this management was dedicated to promote the tourist destinations of the state, as a result increased levels of hotel occupancy and the economic spill in the entity for this concept.

He also coordinated the beach recovery project, including its financial scheme that contemplated reforms to the Federal Rights Law.

In 2009 he was elected to the Federal Deputation by the third Electoral District with headquarters in Cancun. Already in this responsibility is again elect like president of the Commission of Tourism of the Chamber of Deputies.

Legislative work highlights the updating of the General Tourism Law and the dialogue with leading organizations of the country's tourism industry and the authorities in their different areas of competence.

In 2012 he is appointed by the president-elect, Lic. Enrique Peña Nieto, coordinator of Tourism of the transition team. From this position a diagnosis was made of the tourism industry at national level, collaborating with actors, organizations and opinion leaders from all sectors.

That same year, he was named Undersecretary of Tourism Operation of the Secretariat of Tourism of the Mexican Federal Government.

As of December 30, 2013 and following the restructuring in the Ministry of Tourism, he serves as Undersecretary of Innovation and Tourism Development, a position he held until December 2015.

On June 5, 2016, he was elected governor of the state of Quintana Roo with 45.6% of the votes (source: IEQROO)