Maite Laris

Senior Policy Advisor
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Maite Laris García Urtiaga is a senior policy advisor in Holland & Knight's Mexico City office. Ms. Laris is a public policy professional who works as a lobbyist on government affairs and institutional relations, including as a certified lobbyist in the Mexican Congress. She has a clear understanding of the Mexican federal policy and regulatory processes, engaging proactively in a dialogue with relevant policymakers, federal agencies, stakeholders and key actors.

Ms. Laris assists companies in the energy, logistics, finance, pharmaceutical and consumer goods sectors to understand, analyze and identify risks and opportunities in the Mexican political landscape. She has also worked with the Mexican Business Council, one of the top business organizations in the country. Ms. Laris' experience and connection to the private and the public sectors allow her to give strategic, practical advice regarding public affairs.

In addition, Ms. Laris has prior experience working at a civic organization focusing on formulating policy recommendations in matters of government corruption.


  • Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, B.S., International Relations
  • The University of Chicago, Certificate, Data and Public Policy Program
Spoken Languages
  • Spanish
  • English
  • French


Speaking Engagements