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Iván J. Romo

Managing Partner

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SOELI Consulting
Paseo de la Reforma 483-14,
Mexico, 06500

T. 015573162107


Dr. Iván J. Romo is the Managing Partner of SOELI Consulting. He has ample international experience in commercial, labor, litigation, arbitration and insolvency consulting which allows him to provide a general perspective in the development of businesses around the world. In 2018, he actively participated in the democratic-electoral process at the Federal level.
Iván has participated as counsel representing parties, external advisor, or expert witness in several of the most prominent insolvency cases in Mexico such as: REFA Mexicana, Vitro, Mexicana de Aviación, Oceanografía, Altos Hornos de México, ICA, Abengoa, amongst others. He has been involved in high- profile arbitration and litigation cases such as the million-dollar disputes that COMMISA and CONPROCA had against PEMEX. He participated in the Grupo Modelo acquisition process carried out by Anheuser-Busch InBev.
He has given lectures, conferences and participated in interviews on television, radio, and online in various countries such as Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, United Kingdom and USA. He has taught at bachelor's, graduate, diploma and master's degree level at prestigious institutions such as Escuela Libre de Derecho wherein he currently is joint professor of the Bankruptcy Course, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Instituto Nacional de Desarrollo Jurídico, the Superior Court of Justice of the State of Hidalgo, and the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation.
He is a member of the Mexican Bar Association, the Ibero-American Institute of Bankruptcy Law, the International Insolvency Institute, INSOL International and the American Bankruptcy Institute, who honored him as one of the 40 under 40 class 2019.
His experience in the energy sector includes projects for Solar Parks, Renewable Energy, the production, transport, and refining of gas, crude oil, and electric energy. Over the course of more than four years he was the Chief Executive Officer of Sonpetrol México, a company dedicated to the drilling and workover of gas and crude wells with more than 50 years of experience in technical assistance, drilling and workover services for onshore and offshore wells, geothermal energy, and mining. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the abovementioned company.
He obtained his Law Degree with honorable mention from Escuela Libre de Derecho. He obtained his Master in Business Administration in Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Mexico; his degree of Master in Global Management in Tulane University, USA and his PhD in Law in Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (IIJ-UNAM), Mexico.

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