Mónica María del Rosario Barrera Rivera is a Communications and Electronics Engineer from the Universidad Iberoamericana. She is a Certified Public Accountant by the Banking and Commercial School and Certified by the Mexican Institute of Public Accountants, in the discipline of Government Accounting and Auditing. She obtained master’s degrees in: Administration and Public Administration from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. She also obtained a Doctorate in Public Administration from UNAM.
She has extensive experience in Public Administration: she was Secretary of Work, Material Resources and General Services of the Council of the Federal Judiciary. She thus she also she served as Secretary of Services in the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation. She held the positions of General Coordinator of Planning and SCT Centers and Alternate Counselor on the Board of Directors of PEMEX. She was Head of various Internal Control Bodies (the now-defunct Secretary General of the Federation, Secretary of Energy, Pemex Refining, Secretary of Communications and Transportation). Additionally, she was the General Director of Gas of the Ministry of Energy; Subdelegate for Works and Services, and Works and Urban Development in the Miguel Hidalgo Delegation, among other positions. She is a founding partner of the specialized consulting firm Manuell Barrera y Asociados, S.A. de C.V.
He was a finalist to occupy the ownership of the Superior Audit of the Federation (ASF) and of the Treasury Accounting Office of the Legislative Assembly of the DF, He is a Social Witness, with registration PF020, granted by the Ministry of Public Function (SFP), since 2007 and Social Witness in the Federal Judicial Council, in Pemex and the Federal Electricity Commission. She is currently also an independent Associate of the National Institute of Public Administration (INAP) and was a member of the Advisory Council of the National Chamber of Consulting Companies.
She is currently Vice President and Academic of the Academy of Engineering of Mexico in which she has also held the positions of Treasurer, Prosecutor and Secretary; and member of the Selection Commission of the Citizen Participation Committee of the National Anticorruption System, an honorary position granted by the Senate of the Republic; likewise, she is a member of the College of Electrical Mechanical Engineers; the College of Electrical and Electronic Communications Engineers, and the College of Public Accountants. She was Founding President and is a member of the Instituto Mexicano para la Integridad Social, A.C. She was President of the National Executive Committee of the Association of Engineers and Architects of Mexico. He has been President of various associations of Engineers, among which the Presidency of the Association of University Engineers, Electrical Mechanics (AIUME) stands out, and he was founding Vice President of the College of Electrical and Electronic Communications Engineers. He is a testimony to the Professional Excellence 1992 granted by the Mexican Association of Electrical Mechanical Engineers. In 1996 she was distinguished with the sculpture for Professional Excellence that was awarded for the first time by the postgraduate area of the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education.
She has been a professor at the Faculty of Engineering at UNAM, at the Higher School of Institution Administration (ESDAI), and at the Doctorate in Political Science at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences at UNAM. She has been a member of the editorial boards of technical publications on matters related to Public Auditing and Engineering. She is the author of the book “Who and How Should Control and Evaluate the Government.”