José Antonio Mejía

Lead Government Modernization Specialist

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

José Antonio Mejía Guerra currently serves as Lead Specialist in State Modernization at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), where his areas of focus are statistical capacity building and information on public security and violence against women. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University and a Master’s degree in Economics from George Washington University. He served as Vice President of the first Governing Board of the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) from 2008 to 2012. Prior to that appointment, he worked for 13 years at the IDB, where he coordinated the MECOVI Program.