Napoleon Gomez Urrutia

Economist, Mining & Metals

Napoleon Gomez Urrutia is President of the National Mine, Metal, and Steel Workers Union of Mexico.

Napoleon Gomez Urrutia's Bio:

Napoleon Gomez Urrutia has served as president and general secretary of the National Mine, Metal, and Steel Workers Union of Mexico. Since his unanimous election in 2002, he has been reelected six times consecutively. He is an Oxford-educated economist and also a member of the international executive committee of IndustriALL Global Union, the world’s most powerful union organization. He  works closely with leaders of unions around the world, including the United Steelworkers Union of North America.

Author of:

  • Collapse of Dignity: The Story of a Mining Tragedy and the Fight Against Greed and Corruption in Mexico 
  • Nuevo Leon: Present Crisis and Future Challenges 

Napoleon Gomez Urrutia's Experience:

  • President and General Secretary at National Union of Mine, Metal and Steel Workers of Mexico

  • Member of the International Executive Committee at International Metalworkers Federation IMF

  • International President at Directors Mint Conference

  • Director General at Mexican Mint

  • Director General at Autlan Mining Group

Napoleon Gomez Urrutia's Education:

  • Oxford

    Postgraduate Studies in Economics
    Concentration: Diploma in Economic Development
    Activities: Oxford Union Society, Wadham College Society, Latin-American Centre, tennis, swimming, rowing,
  • National Autonomous University of Mexico, UNAM - Faculty of Economics

    Bachelor of Economics
    Concentration: Economic Theory and Macroeconomics - Graduated with Honours
    Activities: Junior Tennis Club, Club France, University Club, basketball, american football,
  • Oxford

    D.Phil in Economics
    Concentration: Economic Planning and Development
    Activities: Oxford Union Society, Wadham College Society, Latin-American Centre, tennis, swimming, rowing,
  • Berlin Science University

    Seminar
    Concentration: Regional Economic Planning and Development

Napoleon Gomez Urrutia's Interests & Activities:

Columnist of La Jornada, the most important Mexican independent newspaper. Life member of Wadham College Society, Oxford University. International lecturer. Reading and writing, music, arts, movies, theatre, economics, history, politics, international relations, hiking, walking, baseball, tennis, american football, outdoor animal watching.