AlejandroGonzález Arreola

Director of Rule of Law Projects, Mexico

Alejandro is the Director of Rule of Law Projects in the Mexico office. He has an extensive background in Mexican, regional, and global rule of law initiatives. Alejandro is the former Civil Society Lead Chair of the Open Government Partnership Steering Committee, a global organization of reformers inside and outside government from 78 countries promoting accountable, responsive and inclusive governance. He is the founder and former Executive Director of GESOC, a think tank based in Mexico City working to enhance accountable, effective and responsive policies in the areas of fiscal governance, social development and human rights through an open and evidence-informed policy approach. 

Under Alejandro's leadership, GESOC developed the Performance Index of Social Programs and Services, an awarded social accountability initiative that make use of public data to assess and rank social programs and services according to their value for money to improve their outcomes and inclusiveness; and the Capacity Index of Subnational Governments for Social Development, a policy advocacy tool for transformative reform that makes use of public data to assess and rank the capacity of State-level governments in Mexico for sound social development policymaking in adherence to openness, participatory and an evidence-informed policymaking practices. He is also the co-founder and board member of influential fiscal, social justice and open governance coalitions in Mexico such as the Accountability Network, the Collective for Transparency, the Collective for Long-term Fiscal Sustainability (Colectivo PESO), Nosotrxs (We) and the Citizen Action against Poverty. 

Alejandro is also a Lecturer of postgraduate courses on Public Policy at Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City. He holds an MBA Public Service degree by the School of Public Policy of University of Birmingham in the UK and Phd candidate on public policy. Prior to joining World Justice Project, Alejandro was Senior Partner of VSD Consultores and International Consultant in evaluation and enhancement of Social Protection Systems for the World Bank in the LAC Region.