Our Team


Public affairs & legal specialists with ample expertise acquired over years of battling in the front lines of disruption, building bridges with regulators, and partnering with communities to bring about transformative change.


Oscar Gastélum

Prior to founding InStrag, Oscar was Managing Partner for Mexico and Latin America of G Squared. In public positions, he participated as Project Coordinator of the Federal Agency for Trade and Investment (PROMEXICO) and during the 2003-2008 Administration he held the position of Private Secretary for the Governor of the State of Sonora, Mexico. 

 He holds an MBA from the W.P. CAREY School of Business at Arizona State University (2008-2010), and an MSc in International Affairs from Anáhuac University in Mexico. He got his BA in Finance from the Tec de Monterrey, Mexico.


Juan Mauricio Mora

Juan Mauricio has led the implementation of major federal and local reforms enabling the tech environment in the country.

Prior to founding InStrag, he was the Director of Public Policy for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean for Uber, Chief lobbyist for COPARMEX, and has held different positions in the Mexican Federal Government, including Strategic Advisor to the Secretary of Public Administration.

Juan Mauricio holds a Master of Public Policy  from the University of Chicago, Master of Science in Democracy and Democratization from University College London, and a Bachelors in Law from ITAM, Mexico.


Lizette Neme

Lizette has held several positions in the Ministry of Finance, where she led the drafting and design of the FinTech Law. She also acted as Legal Counsel at the Public Credit Unit and as Chief of Staff – Chief Legal Advisor to the Undersecretary for Revenues.

She began her professional career as external counsel at White & Case, where she worked for almost 10 years, specializing in corporate, financial and securities law.

Ms. Neme attended the Escuela Libre de Derecho, where she graduated as an Attorney-in-Law in June 2007. She also obtained an LLM degree in International Finance Law from Kings' College London, University of London, in 2010. 


Martín Vivanco

Has been twice a candidate for the House of Representatives, to the Federal Congress in 2015 and to Durango State legislature in 2018. Previously he was the Federal Delegate for INFONAVIT in Durango; Chief of Staff to the Undersecretary of Public Education; Political Attaché to the Mexican Embassy in Chile and Private Secretary to the President of the Tax and Finance Committee of the Federal Congress. 

Martin holds an MSc in Political Theory from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a Masters in Legal Argumentation from the University of Alicante, Spain, and a BA in Law from Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico. Currently he is studying a PhD in Jurisprudence at the University of Chile. He is a columnist in several newspapers and specialized magazines. He is also a political analyst in TV and radio.