Eduardo González-Pier is an Economist with over 25 years of experience in health and social security. As the Senior Technical Director for Health Financing at The Palladium Group, Mr. González Pier is responsible for providing technical leadership to support governments in low- and middle-income countries to effectively engage in domestic resource mobilization, put in place sustainable financing mechanisms, and make progress toward universal health coverage (UHC) goals. He was previously the Under Secretary of Health in the Mexican government, and a Senior Director in the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), the country’s largest public insurance system. In both, he led efforts in health care reform and modernization. He has a BS from Washington and Lee University, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.