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Class 14 (2015-2017)

Ignacio Asis, Argentina

Duke University – Master in International Development Policy

Ignacio is currently working as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at Fonplata - Development Bank. He is also an Associate Professor of Public Policies at the Universidad Austral, and a graduate teaching assistant in Conflict Resolution at Universidad de Buenos Aires.

Previously, he served as Vice President of the National Institute of Indigenous Affairs of Argentina (organization of the Secretariat of Human Rights and Cultural Pluralism of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of the Nation). Likewise, he worked at the United Nations Development Program in Sri Lanka (collaborating with the peacebuilding strategy in the country), as a project coordinator at the Cambio Democrático Foundation, as a sales manager at Ages Group (a social enterprise based in Nairobi, Kenya), and as category planner in the Customer Development team of Unilever Argentina. He has also consulted on the design and implementation of dialogue and negotiation processes for socio-environmental conflicts and as a professor of negotiation and conflict resolution at the University of Buenos Aires.

He holds a degree in International Relations, with a postgraduate degree in negotiation from the Universidad Católica Argentina, and a Master's Degree in International Development Policies from Duke University (United States), with specializations in Peacebuilding and conflict resolution, and studies of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Applied Field Experience

UNDP, Colombo, Sri Lanka