Andrés Roemer (born July 12, 1963) is a Mexican diplomat and Mexico’s Ambassador to UNESCO based in Paris, France, ratified by Senate of Mexico. By 31 May of 2016 he served as Consul General of Mexico in San Francisco, California. He is also a civil servant, economist and lawyer. A grandson of orchestra conductor Ernesto Roemer, he grew up in Mexico City. He has received various cultural awards and prizes, and has created and produced several television programs.
Roemer is honorary curator and co-founder of Ciudad de las Ideas with Grupo Salinas, an annual conference in the Mexican state of Puebla, as well as the creator of “Rethinking G20: Designing the Future” pre-G20 of 2012 G-20 Los Cabos summit in 2012, of the “Mexiam” and cofunder of the Casa de la Música de Viena en Puebla.
Andrés Roemer has a PhD in Public Policy (1991 to 1994) from the Goldman School of Public Policy of University of California at Berkeley, where he earned the Academic Distinction for his thesis regarding water Public Policies. He earned a master’s in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He specialized on Cultural Policies, Law and Economics and Evolutionary Psychology. And member of several economic, public policy and cultural associations in the United States, Mexico, Latin-America and Europe.