About Us

CIPPEC works to promote a just, democratic and efficient State that improves the quality of life for all Argentine citizens.

CIPPEC is an independent nonprofit organization that works on better building public policies.

We promote policies that would make Argentina more developed, more equal, with the same opportunities for all and solid and efficient public institutions. We want a fair, democratic and inclusive society, where everyone has the possibility to grow.

Mission and Values

Our team



Advisory Board

Global Council

Consulting Board


Previous authorities



Directors define and execute the institutional goals.


Gala Díaz Langou | Executive Director 

M.A. in Public Policies and Development Management, University of San Martin and University of Georgetown. Bachelor in International Studies, University Torcuato Di Tella. 

María Victoria Álvarez | Public Affairs Director 

M.A. in Marketing and Communication, University of San Andrés. Postgraduate in Political Communication and Public Opinion, Latinamerican Faculty in Social Sciences. 

Patricio Barreiro | Institutional Development Director 

Bachelor in Law, University of Salvador, and Journalism, TEA. 

María Victoria Boix | Cities Program Director 

Bachelor in International Studies, University Torcuato di Tella. Candidate for a Master in Administration and Public Policy from the University of San Andrés. 

Silvia Defago | Management and Administration Director 

PhD in Administration Sciences, University of Belgrano. Postgraduate in Direction and Management, specialized in Non-profit Organizations, University of San Andrés. National Public Accountant, National University of El Litoral. 

Manuel Mera | Social Protection Program Director 

M.A. and PhD in Government, Georgetown University. Bachelor in Political Sciences, University Torcuato Di Tella. 

Fabiola Rodrigues | Communications Director 

M.A. in Public Policies, University Torcuato Di Tella. Postgraduate in Corporate Affairs, Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina, and Community Management, Technological Institute Buenos Aires. 

Mauro Solano | Public Management, Monitoring and Evaluation Program Director  

PhD in Political Sciences, Political Sciences, University of San Martin. M.A. in Latinamerican Studies, University of Salamanca. Postgraduate in Management and Control of Public Policies, Latinamerican Faculty of Social Sciences. Bachelor in Political Sciences and International Relations, Catholic University of La Plata. 

Paula Szenkman | Economic Development Program Director 

Candidate for a Master in Economy (University of San Andrés). Bachelor in Economy (University of Buenos Aires). 

Carolina Tchintian | Political Institutions Director 

Graduated in Political Science (University of Buenos Aires), Master in Public Policy (Torcuato Di Tella University) and Doctor in Political Science (Rice University). 

Esteban Torre | Education Program Director 

M.A. in Public Policies and Administration, London School of Economics and Political Science. Bachelor in Political Sciences and Government, University Torcuato Di Tella. Education Specialist, University of San Andrés. 

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