Simon Levy-Dabbah has a Bachelor´s Degree in Law with a specialty in Foreign Trade by the Faculty of Law in the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and founder of the Mexico-China Professorship in UNAM, he is specialized in Chinese Law, has a Master´s Degree in International Management and Administration by the Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology (ITAM) and the ITESM Graduate School. He has also done postgraduate studies in International Private Law at The Hague Academy in International Law Business Creation and Internationalization at Instituto de Empresa in Madrid. Furthermore, he earned his PhD in Economics and Public Policy.
He has been named a 2013 Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He is the first Mexican lawyer to obtain a work permit as to provide services as an attorney in the People´s Republic of China.
He has worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development and has collaborated with the World Bank. He chaired IdeasiaFund, the first investment fund between Asia and Latin-American. He was also the Chairman of the Board of LatinAsia, a firm that presented Mexican companies to the international market. He has been selected as a Club Member of Mexico´s Future Leaders by “Líderes de México” as well as a member of the Mexican Council of International Affairs.
He is currently the CEO of “Calidad de Vida, Progreso y Desarrollo para la Ciudad de México, S.A. de C.V.”, Mexico City’s state owned company.