Alejandro Urrutia is an Associate at the Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT). He leads the Zimbabwe Resource Group and a new line of research on civic-military dialogue in hybrid regimes. He also plays a key role in IFIT’s Initiative on Apex Courts Appointments (IACA) and brain trust in Libya.
Prior to joining IFIT, Alejandro 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.
Alejandro holds a BA in History from Boston University and a Master’s of Public Administration from the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance. Born and raised in Mexico City, Alejandro has also lived in Colombia, Nigeria, Spain, the United States and Austria. Alejandro is co-founder of Adamanta Bouldering and of Fundación Mexico Vertical.
Working languages: Spanish and English