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Alejandro Urrutia

Alejandro Urrutia is an Associate at the Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT). He manages the Zimbabwe Resource Group, IFIT’s Initiative on Apex Courts Appointments and the Uzbekistan Brain Trust. He also leads a new line of research on civic-military dialogue in the context of hybrid regimes

Prior to joining IFIT, he worked in the policy and innovations team at the Seattle-based NGO Forterra, designing innovative land-based policies and projects to protect Washington’s green spaces and develop resilient neighbourhoods. Before that, he was Editorial Manager for Oxford Business Group. He has also worked for renown organisations such as Facing History and Ourselves and is co-founder and Board Member of Adamanta Bouldering SA de CV and Fundación Mexico Vertical AC.

Alejandro holds a BA in History from Boston University and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance. Born and raised in Mexico City, Alejandro has lived in Colombia, Nigeria, Spain, the United States and Austria.

Working languages: Spanish and English