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Christian Asinelli

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Professional affiliation

Director, Department of Institutional Development, Latin America Development Bank (CAF)

Full Biography

Christian Asinelli is Director of Institutional Development for the CAF-Latin American Development Bank. Asinelli has held various positions in the executive and legislative branches in Argentina. He has previously served as Undersecretary for the Evaluation of Externally Financed Projects with the Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers of Argentina; Deputy of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires; and Alternate National Director of the State Modernization Project for the Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers. He has also been active in the leadership of the Partido Justicialista of Buenos Aires. Asinelli holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the Universidad Católica de Argentina, a postgraduate degree in Urban Economics from the Torcuato Di Tella University, and a graduate degree in Administration and Public Policy at the Universidad de San Andrés. He is in the process of completing his doctoral thesis in Political Science at the Universidad Nacional de San Martín. Asinelli is the author of the books Buenos Aires: The City We Have, The City We Want and The Modernization of the Argentine State. In the past, he has been a Hubert Humphrey Fellow and a Fulbright Fellow.