HE Carlos M. Sada Solana

Ambassador of Mexico


Carlos M. Sada was appointed by President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto and ratified by the Mexican Congress as Ambassador of Mexico to the United States on April 21, 2016.

Prior to his nomination, Carlos M. Sada served as Consul General of Mexico in Los Angeles since July 2013. He was previously appointed as Consul General of Mexico in New York from April 2011 to July 12, 2013. He was Minister for Congressional Affairs at the Embassy of Mexico in Washington, DC, from March 2007 to April 2011, and Consul General of Mexico in Chicago from July 2000 to March 2007, where he acted as the Dean of the Consular Corps of Chicago since 2005.

Carlos M. Sada has been working most of his life for the Mexican public sector and his prior responsibilities include: Consul General of Mexico in San Antonio, Texas (1995-2000); Mayor of the City of Oaxaca, State of Oaxaca, Mexico (1993-1995); Consul General of Mexico in Toronto, Canada (1989-1992); and Secretary of Social and Economic Development of the State of Oaxaca (1986-1989).

Consul General Sada holds a degree in industrial engineering from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. He completed graduate studies at the University of Newcastle in Great Britain, at the University of Delft in the Netherlands, and from the Public Administration Institute of The Hague, in the Netherlands.

Carlos M. Sada has participated in the creation of several organizations that include: San Antonio-Mexico Friendship Council; San Antonio-Mexico Foundation for Education; Association of Mexican Businessmen in San Antonio; New Alliance Task Force in Chicago; The Friederick Katz´s Center for Mexican Studies at the University of Chicago. He also has served on the Board of Directors of numerous civic, business and educational organizations in both Mexico and the United States. During his time in New York, he participated in the creation of the Institute of Mexican Studies at City University of New York (CUNY) and supported the launching and formation of the Association of Mexican Businessmen and Professionals of New York (APEM); the Network of Mexican Entrepreneurs and the Network of Mexican Talents in the Tristate Area.

Carlos Sada is married to Maria Elena Vazquez. They have two sons, Andres and Manuel.

October 4, 2016 at the The Hay-Adams Hotel