Alberto Velasco

Alberto Velasco, Director of Trade Services, World Trade Center Winnipeg

Alberto joined the WTC Winnipeg in January 2014 to coordinate Centrallia Manitoba among other key projects to continue fostering productive business connections in our province. Born and educated in Mexico, Alberto has a degree in International Commerce and Relations (Universidad Latina de America – Morelia) and completed a Masters in Global Marketing (ITESO – Guadalajara).

His experience in Mexico includes working as the Head of International Trade for the Michoacan State Government, assisting local companies to become export ready, and managing the family business. In Canada, Alberto had the opportunity to work as the Mexico & Chile Trade Officer at Manitoba Trade & Investment and as the Executive Director of International Business Development at CentrePort Canada.