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Alejandro Eder

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Former Director FDI Pacífico, Fundación para el Desarrollo Integral del Pacífico

Full Biography

Alejandro Eder is the Former Director of Fundación para el Desarrollo Integral del Pacífico (FDI Pacífico). In 2006, he returned to Colombia to advise on the strategic redesign of the National Reintegration Policy.  Between 2007 and 2010 he was political advisor and manager of the Cooperation and International Relations Unit of the High Council for Peace and Reintegration, under the leadership of Frank Pearl. In 2010, President Juan Manuel Santos appointed him as a high presidential adviser for the Social and Economic Reintegration of People and Groups Elevated in Arms, which in November 2011 became the Colombian Agency for Reintegration. He has worked in the private sector as a financial analyst in the corporate finance group for Latin America of Deutsche Bank, and as analyst of new business of Manuelita S.A. In addition, he has been a member of the JGB board of directors and the Corona Foundation. Eder is a candidate for mayor of Cali in 2019. A native of Cali, he graduated in world politics and philosophy from Hamilton College in 1998, and from Columbia University’s School of Public and International Affairs (SIPA) in 2006.