Ruben is the founder and Managing Partner of Global Nexus, LLC, an international advisory firm that specializes in government and public affairs, business development, political analysis and communications. Clients include Fortune 500 Companies and Subnational Governments.
Mr. Olmos has more than 20 years of government and political experience operating at the nexus of the U.S.-Latin American relationship advising clients on a range of federal, state and local administrative and legislative matters with a particular focus on international relations, trade, logistics and travel and tourism.
He has combined his professional and academic life in Washington, DC, New York, NY and Mexico City. In the think-tank and international organizations arena, he has served in different capacities at The World Bank Group, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Council of the Americas (COA) in New York.
There he developed his expertise in all topics related to Mexico, focusing on business, politics and social issues and helped several constituencies understand the broad range of subjects that encompass the U.S.-Mexico bilateral agenda.
Mr. Olmos brings an insider’s understanding of the political process in both the U.S. and Mexico. He has served as a congressional aide and served in the Federal Government as well as in local political campaigns.
Ruben is a regularly scheduled newspaper, radio and TV columnist, for which he analyzes U.S.-Latin America relations. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Public Administration from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and a Master’s in Public Administration from The American University in Washington, DC.