Cesar Pérez Barnés joined Southern Cross Group in 2007, is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and serves(d) as board member of MorePharma, Javer and Planigrupo . Prior to joining Southern Cross, Mr. Pérez Barnés was a Principal with Advent International in Mexico. Before then he was Director of Investments at Netjuice Capital, a venture capital firm. Cesar was a Principal with Booz and also worked for McKinsey in the Mexico City, Sao Paulo and Madrid offices. In 2002 he launched the Mexican operation of Endeavor, an international NGO that promotes high impact entrepreneurship, where he acted as its first Managing Director.
Cesar Pérez Barnés holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, an M.S. in Engineering Systems and an MBA from MIT. He is a member of the YPO Mexico City Chapter and a member of the advisory board of Endeavor México.