Karen Flores Arrendondo

Mexico | Mining Chamber | Lobby

September 18, 2022 | 10:30 PM

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After becoming the first woman to head Mexico’s Chamber of Mines, Karen Flores Arredondo faces a complex environment with the Mexican government, which often criticizes concessions granted in past administrations. In April 2022, her administration saw President Andrés Manuel López Obrador nationalize the entire lithium value chain, a mineral that is fundamental for electricity storage, something she has disagreed with since the electricity reform.