Forestry and rural sector
He graduated from the Faculty of Economics of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He has graduate studies in the Colegio de Posgraduados-UN-UNDP-Mexico and the CONACyT.
He has worked at the Federal Attorney's Office for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) and the Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT). He has also been a research professor at the Autonomous University of Mexico City (UACM).