Alejandra González Ferro
Alejandra is a Research Associate at the Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT) where she primarily coordinates the National Brain Trust in Colombia (FCH). Prior to joining IFIT, Alejandra worked for five years at Fundación Ideas para la Paz (FIP), a think tank on peace and security in Colombia, where she held different positions including Coordinator of Thematic and Strategic Affairs, assistant to the Executive Director and research assistant. She has also worked at a peacebuilding organisation in Northern Ireland where she conducted research on narrative and reconciliation.
Alejandra has worked on research projects on micro trafficking, coca crop substitution and peacebuilding in conflict and post-conflict contexts. Likewise, she has experience in strategic planning and knowledge management. She holds a BA in Political Science with a focus on conflict resolution and peace research from Universidad Javeriana, and a master’s degree in Post-War Recovery Studies from the University of York.
Working languages: Spanish and English