Alberto Fierro Garza is the current counsellor for Culture and Education at the Mexican Cultural Institute, as well as the current executive director of the Mexican Cultural Institute. He has also been a member of Mexico´s Diplomatic Corps since 1993. At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he has also served as director general for Educational and Cultural Cooperation and deputy director general for North America. Fierro was the Consul of Mexico in Orlando Fl and in St. Paul MN.  Early in his career, Fierro served as deputy cultural attaché at the Mexican Embassy in Washington and as cultural attaché at the Mexican Embassy in Canada.

Fierro was director general for International Affairs at the National Council for Culture and the Arts of Mexico, and served as deputy director for Reading Promotion at said Council.

Fierro taught social sciences at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, and served as director of the Social Promotion Department at the same university.

He has a BA in Sociology from Universidad Iberoamericana and a master in Latin-American History from Georgetown University.