David Gómez Álvarez is an expert in management and public policy. He has a doctorate and a master's degree in Public Administration from New York University (NYU); a master’s in Public Policy from London School of Economics (LSE); and a bachelor’s degree in Politics and Public Administration from El Colegio de México (Colmex). He is the author of academic articles and a political analyst in media. He is an independent consultant for international organizations, such as UNDP, UN Habitat, the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank. He has held various positions in the public sector and has been the director and collaborator in civil society initiatives. He is currently an academic at Universidad de Guadalajara and the executive president of Transversal think tank.