Susana Ivana Cazorla Espinosa

General Coordinator of LPG Regulated Activities at Energy Regulatory Commission of Mexico (CRE)

Susana Ivana Cazorla Espinosa is, since December 2014, the Head of the LPG Division at Mexico´s Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE). Previously, she was the Chief of Advisors to the Chairman of the same Commission, position she held for over three years. From February 2008 to April 2011, she was the Liaison, Statistics and Special Affairs Director of the Department of LPG at the Ministry of Energy. Susana holds a BA in Economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and a Master’s Degree in Economy, majoring in Public Policy Finances, from the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE). She also studied a Financial Programing course at the International Monetary Fund. Before beginning her professional career in the energy sector, she was under director of Economic Studies at CONSAR and previously worked at the Department of External Affairs in Mexico´s Central Bank. In 2005, she taught a course on Political Economy and Financial Programming at the Economics Department of the Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City. In 2007, Ms. Cazorla wrote a research paper “The Effects of the Pension Reform on Mexico´s Labor Market” and presented her findings at the LACEA-LAMES conference at the University of Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia that same year. She has also coauthored articles on energy regulation. In 2001, Susana was awarded with the Chevening Scholarship Grant to pursue her master’s degree at the LSE.