Alejandro Barragan is the Investment and Trade Economist at Tereposky & DeRose LLP. He was educated at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and specializes in investor-state dispute settlement. For 18 years he has worked as an in-house consultant, assisting lawyers with the assessment and analysis of complex economic and financial issues in investor-state and World Trade Organization (WTO) disputes. Prior to becoming an in-house consultant, he was Deputy Director of Taxation of Multinational Enterprises and Statistics for the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) for the Mexican Ministry of Finance. He is fluent in English and Spanish.