Pedro received his J.D./M.P.P. from the University of Chicago Law School and the Harris School of Public Policy. While in law school, he was a member of the Police Accountability Project and an intern at the National Immigrant Justice Center. Following graduation, he worked for the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness (IMCO), a think tank in Mexico City, where he carried out projects on anti-corruption and police reform. He also worked in the Office of the President of Mexico spearheading an initiative to bring data analytics to different government agencies. While in Mexico he was an adjunct professor in the Law and Economics departments at the ITAM and Ibero universities. He holds a B.A. in History from the University of Pennsylvania and is fluent in Spanish and French.