Jesus Lucatero

Freelance Public Relation Freelancer & Spanish Translator

Location:United States
2 Skills
Jesus Lucatero
32 Bob Hill Road Phone: 203.917.8568
Ridgefield, CT 06877 Email:

Economic and Social Development / Government and Corporate Affairs / Public-Private Relations /
Sustainability / Social Responsibility
Senior-level professional with international management and development consulting expertise honed in high-profile organizations in social, public and private sector employment settings. Eleven years of progressive experience in strategic planning for public and institutional relations as well as comunity develpment, sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Proven ability to develop cohesive and productive teams. Master’s degree in Development Studies. Fully bilingual: English and Spanish.


Conagua (National Water Commission), Mexico City 2009 – Present
Director of Special Projects and International Relations (2011-Present)
• Oversee international cooperation initiatives, relationships with other countries, regulatory agencies and development banks by negotiating memorandums of understanding, international loans, cooperation and technical agreements, as well as the development of public policies
• Consolidate relationships with Federal Government and private sector entities by the developing an innovative program fostering and rewarding the creation of private sector initiatives for saving water
• Coordinate interdisciplinary team of seven advisors for diverse public and private strategic alliances and events. For the 2030 Mexico’s Water agenda the team was in charge of lobbying with the private sector, as well as designing the communication and promotion document

Manager for Special Projects and International Relations (2009-2010)
• Managed projects to promote efficient water use, including programs to replace showerheads in the Metropolitan area of Mexico city with high efficiency models
• Advocated with private sector regarding the importance of saving water for the future, by making public presentations to companies’ associations and key leaders of the sector
• Fostered the development of national standards for water saving products and appliances

SRE (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Mexico City 2010
Consultant to the Undersecretary for Latin America and the Caribbean
• Responsible for monitoring political situation in South America by communicating and exchanging information with the political attaches in Mexican embassies, key opinion leaders, academics and researchers, as well as by monitoring media in each country.
• Managed group of top advisors to Chief of Staff’s office
• Developed public relations outlines and agendas for Chancellor and President of Mexico
• Drafted and edited speeches, presentations and policy papers for the Secretary and Undersecretary
• Coordinated Mexico’s participation in the Iberoamerican Summit by participating in the elaboration, review and final publication of Mexico’s position; in charge of managing logistics for the Mexican delegates (lobbying and appointments with members of different country delegations)

Alsea Group, Mexico City 2007 – 2009
Corporate Social Responsibility Manager
• Led social media projects to position Alsea, a strategic holding company franchising a portfolio of brands including Domino’s Pizza, Starbucks, Chili’s and Burger King
• Developed social responsibility annual reports
• Designed and implemented fundraising campaigns for social issues, employing a range of dynamic outreach and negotiation strategies
• Achieved 100% increase in donations and 300% increase in number of donors

ING Financial Group, Mexico City 2007
Public Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility Manager
• Oversaw institutional and public relations for constructing strategic relations to enhance the company’s reputation among consumers, government officials, media and key opinion leaders, through lobbying activities with Mexican Congress, private sector associations and media representatives

ILCE (Latin American Institute of Educational Communication), Mexico City 2006 – 2007
International Cooperation Manager
• Solidified relations with diplomats, government entities and educational institutions of Latin America to promote education projects such as “remote middle school for Latin America” for the Continent
• Achieved 35% increase in sales of education projects

Center for Metropolitan Studies, Mexico City 2005 – 2006
Secretary for the Environment Committee
• Organized the National Sustainability Congress; invited academics, intellectuals, authorities and members of the general public to participate
• Managed content, media strategy and publication of the congress memoirs

SEMARNAT (Environment and Natural Resources Ministry), Mexico City, Mexico 2001 - 2003
Consultant to the Undersecretary
• Provided technical and academic support in environmental matters
• Responsible for lobbying, construction of agreements and creation of strategic relations with international representatives in the field


ITESM (Institute for Superior Technological Studies), Mexico City, Mexico 2006 - 2008
Professor at University level
• Professor for courses in Mexican History and Society and Development
• An average of 60 students per semester

CISV (NGO), Canada, Italy and Brazil 1998 – 2003 Counselor/Leader
• CISV is a global community of dedicated volunteers, creating opportunities for all ages to experience the excitement and enrichment of cultural diversity through educational programs
• Responsible for the planning, execution and safe coordination of activities for children during three consecutive years in the summer, in three different countries.
• Directly responsible for four 11-year-old children as part of a national delegation
• National Leadership Trainer, responsible for the development of new leadership talent


Master of Philosophy in Development Studies, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK, 2004

Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, ITESM, City, Mexico, 2000