Juan Manuel Calderón Jaimes
Consul General of Mexico in San José, California
On November 3rd 2017, Juan Manuel Calderon Jaimes took office of the Consulate General of Mexico in San José, California, serving the counties of Santa Clara, San Benito, Santa Cruz and Monterey.
Since 1981, he is a member of the Mexican Foreign Service and holds the rank of Minister Counselor. Previously, he served as deputy Director General of Consular Administration and Modernization at the Direction General of Consular Services in the Ministry of Foreign Relations. He has also been advisor at the former Direction General of Protection and as Director of Consular Affairs.
Throughout his career he has served at the Consulates of Mexico in Seattle, Washington (Vice Consul); San Bernardino, California (Head Consul); Miami, Florida (Deputy Consul); Chicago, Illinois (Deputy Consul); and Tucson, Arizona (Head Consul); and at the Embassy of Mexico in Venezuela (Head of the Consular Section and Head of Cultural Affairs).
Calderon Jaimes graduated in International Relations from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He has participated and led numerous international conferences on migration and consular services.