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

International Advisory Board

Consulting Board


Previous authorities



Directors define and execute the institutional goals.


Julia Pomares | Executive Director
Ph.D. in Political Science, London School of Economics and Political Science. M.A. in Comparative Politics and Research Methods, London School of Economics and Political Science. B.A. in Political Science, Buenos Aires University (UBA).

Natalia Aquilino | Incidence, Monitoring and Evaluation Program Director 
M.A. un Work Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires (UBA). B.A.  in Political Sciences, National University of Rosario (UNR). Post-graduate in Public Policies and Local Development (UNR).

Alejandra Cardini | Education Program Director
Ph.D. in Education, (University of San Andrés). MA in Policy Studies in Education (Institute of Education, University of London). B.A. in Sociology, (University of Buenos Aires). Primary Teacher.

María Victoria Boix | Administrative Director
Public Accountant, University of Buenos Aires. Specialty in Operational Risk Management, UCEMA.

Gala Díaz Langou | Social Protection Program Director
M.A. in Public Policies and Development Management, University of San Martin and University of Georgetown- B.A. in International Studies, University Torcuato Di Tella.

Gonzalo Diéguez | Public Management Director
M.A. in Admnisitration and Public Policy, University of San Andres. Posgraduate in Public Policy, Universty of Massachusetts. B.A. in Political Science, University of Buenos Aires.

Gabriel Lanfranchi | Cities Program Director
Architect, University of Buenos Aires. M. A. in Urban Economy, University Torcuato Di Tella. SPURS Fellow in Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Mercedes Méndez Ribas | Institutional Development Director
Master of Laws (LLM), London School of Economics. Lawyer, University of Buenos Aires. British Chevening Scholar (2001, Human Rights).

Martín Rapetti | Economic Development Program Director
Ph.D. in Economy (University of Massachusetts, Amherst). B.A. in Economy (University of Buenos Aires) Associate Professor of Macroeconomy II and Director of the Economy M.A. in the University of Buenos Aires.

Juan Rodil | Public Affairs Director
B.A. in Political Science, University of Buenos Aires

Sebastián Zírpolo | Communications Director
B.A. in Communication Sciences, University of Salvador. Journalist.

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