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Manuel Monroy Petersen
Managing Director, Mexico


Manuel is the founder of Monroy Petersen. He is a former managing director and shareholder of McKinsey & Company. Over a period of 45 years he has served as a consultant to the public and private sectors.


Manuel has worked for Mexico’s Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Publico (Ministry of Finance and Public Credit), Instituto Mexicano de Comercio Exterior (Mexican Institute of Foreign Trade), Banco Mexicano Somex, and Banpesca. He has also served private businesses in the United States, Europe and Latin America in the areas of financial and strategic planning, organization, operations efficiency, and mergers and acquisitions. His clients throughout the years consist of some of Latin America’s largest corporations including Cemex, Grupo Desc, Fresh Del Monte Produce and Merck. He also has been President of Transportacion Marítima Mexicana, Latin America's largest shipping company, and of Fertilizantes Fosfatados Mexicanos, a major chemical company with operations in Latin America, Europe, Africa, India, and the United States.


Manuel founded Monroy Petersen in 1984 and lives in Mexico City, Mexico. He holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana and a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan.


Manuel Monroy Noriega
Managing Director, USA


Manuel brings 18 years of hands-on, Silicon Valley experience, to Monroy Petersen clients. He is an entrepreneur at heart, with a broad understanding of emerging technologies, capable of identifying and assessing trends, assembling and coordinating multi-functional teams, structuring transactions, negotiating investment terms, and bringing new products and services to market.  


Manuel joins us from Intel Capital, where he recently worked as an Investment Manager, identifying and evaluating opportunities for Intel’s Diversity Fund and for its Software and Services Group.  While at Intel, he was also responsible for developing and bringing to market consumer apps in the enhanced photography space, leveraging Intel’s RealSenseTM technology.


Manuel has also served as an advisor to businesses in the United States and Mexico in the areas of strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions. He was part of Andersen's Global Corporate Finance practice in San Francisco, where he managed buy-side and sell-side transactions of high-growth venture-backed companies and worked in deals with Cisco, Microsoft, IBM and Amazon. While at Andersen, he was  responsible for identifying emerging growth sectors and for generating the group's proprietary research used throughout the US and European technology corporate finance teams. At Andersen he obtained his General Securities Representative license from the NASD (Series 7 & 63).


Manuel started his career with the Latin America M&A group of New York based Bankers Trust, now part of Deutsche Bank, and also worked for California Commerce Bank, a subsidiary of Citigroup. He holds a Master's degree in Finance and Business Strategy from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Southern California.  He is also an IBA Accredited Business Appraiser.


Manuel lives in the Bay Area and heads Monroy Petersen's office in San Francisco. 

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