Jorge Alegría is senior advisor to the president of CME Clearing. He was previously chairman of the International Options Market Association (IOMA), a division of the World Federation of Exchanges. He is the former CEO of MexDer.
Alegria is a member of the board of directors of Goldman Sachs Mexico and of MetLife Afore.
He is also a professor at the Mexican Autonomous Technological Institute (ITAM).
He is currently a consultant for the CME Group, helping with their Latin America strategy.
Before joining the Mexican Derivatives Exchange, Alegría was the chief executive officer and managing director of ABN Amro Securities Mexico from January 2000 to April 2002 and before that, was executive vice president of Scotiabank Inverlat from 1993 to 2000. 
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Alegría graduated with a degree from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.