Anton Aguilar

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Executive Director, Humane Society International/Mexico

Anton Aguilar is the Executive Director of Humane Society International/Mexico, based in Mexico City.

Mr. Aguilar holds an M.A. in Comparative Politics from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po Paris) and a B.A. in International Relations from El Colegio de Mexico.

Mr. Aguilar had previously served in the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Advisor to the Deputy Minister and G20 Director. He was part of the team responsible for the strategic planning of the Los Cabos G20 Summit that took place in 2012.

Mr. Aguilar is currently responsible for the development and implementation of a wide range of programs focused on animal welfare in Mexico, including campaigns to prevent the cross-border transport of U.S. horses for slaughter, enhance legislation, stop the spread of intensive confinement agriculture, and improve life for street dogs.