Chief of Party, Justice for a Sustainable Peace Project Alejandro Ruiz-Acevedo
Alejandro Ruiz-Acevedo currently serves as the chief of party on Justice for a Sustainable Peace project in Colombia. He is an experienced chief of party and development specialist with more than 18 years of experience, including with institutional strengthening programs and local initiatives in politically unstable and post-conflict areas, with a focus on access to justice, human rights, and local governance. Mr. Ruiz-Acevedo has worked in different capacities with organizations such as the UN, GIZ and USAID in countries including Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, and Colombia. He has also taught program and project management as a professor at various universities in Colombia. He holds an M.S. in comparative politics from Sciences Po, Paris; an M.S. in public policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College, and a B.S in policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University. He has advanced level project management certifications from Prince2 and UNOPS.