Thomas S Heather

Thomas S Heather

Of counsel, Creel Garcia-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC
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Thomas S Heather is a graduate of the Escuela Libre de Derecho School of Law and pursued business studies at the National University of Mexico and obtained an LLM from the University of Texas at Austin.

Mr Heather joined Creel in 2021 as senior of counsel. His multidisciplinary career of more than 40 years has positioned him as a leader in his areas of practice and at the forefront of Mexican insolvencies and as a prominent consultant in best corporate practices. He is also known as a top-tier international arbitrator.

He currently serves on the board of directors of several leading public corporations and chairs several audit and corporate governance committees. He was invited in 2020 to act as an independent member of the audit committee of the Central Bank of Mexico.

Mr Heather has earned many professional recognitions. He is a founding member of the International Insolvency Institute and co-founder and chair of the Mexican Institute of Mediation, and he headed the Financial Law Committee of the Mexican Bar Association. He is an international fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Mexican Academy of Arbitration and the Best Practices Committee of the Business Coordinating Council. He has also participated in the advisory council of Harvard University’s international financial institutions programme.

Mr Heather has been a delegate at UNCITRAL, participating in international conferences and seminars on multinational insolvency issues. He has published more than 100 articles and has co-authored several treatises.

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