Jorge Florez

Manager, Fiscal Governance

Jorge joined Global Integrity in July 2015, where he leads work on open fiscal governance. He is most interested in finding ways to support partners in their efforts to solve local problems through the use of data, evidence, and innovation. Prior to joining Global Integrity, Jorge worked with the Results for Development Institute and the National Democratic Institute. Before that, he lived in Colombia, where he advised the Colombian government on citizen engagement and social accountability programs with a focus on developing tools and methods for citizen engagement and building grassroots capacities. He also conducted research on governance in Latin America with a special interest in the interaction between civil society, accountability institutions, and governments to address pressing challenges about urban planning, social exclusion, and the environment.

Joined GI:
2015
Education:
MA (2013) Development Studies, Universidad de los Andes BA (2010) Political Science, Universidad de los Andes BS (2009) Psychology, Universidad de los Andes
Languages:
English, Spanish
Works in:
Washington, DC
Hometown:
Cucuta, Colombia
Passport:
Colombia