Abel Rivera studied Public Administration at EL Colegio de Mexico and completed an MA in Legislative Studies and a PhD in Politics at The University of Hull. Abel’s career includes teaching at The University of Hull and management roles in social enterprises and non government organisations in Mexico and United Kingdom. His areas of expertise include international politics with special reference to NGOs, American politics and NAFTA, interparliamentary politics and globalization. He is also currently a Director for CCRC Auditoria y Control Interno S.C., based in London and Mexico City, specialising in ISO 37001 Anticorruption Management Systems worldwide. He is also a Director of Global Mexico, an NGO specialized in the politics of interaction with the United States.