Fernando is an economist from the University of Guanajuato and is currently studying a Master’s Degree in Political Science at the Centro de Investigaciones y Docencia Económicas (CIDE). His areas of academic interest include political economy, moral philosophy and evolutionary anthropology. He is a co-founder and former coordinator of Libertad y Desarrollo, an initiative of the University of Guanajuato to promote liberal arts and economic culture at the university level. He is a member of Students for Liberty Mexico. ; He has professional experience in institutional development of liberal organizations and consulting on process evaluation. He has worked for the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in Mexico, El Colegio de México and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.