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Martha Maya

Martha Maya is a Senior Associate and Head of Latin America Projects at the Institute for Integrated Transitions.

Martha holds LL.M and MSc (Economics) degrees from the University of Bologna, and undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in public law, public management, policy and institutions from the Universidad de Los Andes. She specialises in political participation and citizenship, constitutional law, and international law.

During the past ten years, Martha has worked extensively in different areas of public policy. Among other things, she supported the peace process between the Government of Colombia and the FARC, including as chief of staff of the Minister of the Interior and subsequently as chief of staff of the High Commissioner for Peace, where she served as the official liaison in Havana on the issue of political participation. She has also worked with different international organisations, including the International Organization for Migration.

Working languages: Spanish, English, and French