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CONSULTANT TEAM

Armando Ardila Delgado

Founding Partner

Master (M.Sc.) in Economics - University of Los Andes (Colombia)
Industrial engineer with advanced studies in military sciences and extensive experience in organizational design, evaluation of public policies, monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, quantitative analysis and process improvement. Former Deputy Director General of the Administrative Department of Public Administration. He has been a member of the consultancy team of UNDP, UNICEF and the World Bank. He has worked as a professor in the areas of microeconomics, economic and social evaluation, project formulation, business plans and strategic management at Rosario, Los Andes, Javeriana, CESA and UIS universities.


José Guillermo Ariza Estévez

Founding Partner

Master (M.Sc.) in Environmental Economics and Natural Resources – University of Los Andes (Colombia)/ University of Maryland (US)
José Guillermo Ariza has a bachelor degree in Economics and extensive experience in economics research, qualitative and quantitative information analysis, he was advisory at the Colombian Ministry of National Education. Nowadays he continues to be affiliated as Adjunct Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Los Andes for topics on microeconomics and also as researcher at environmental economics, welfare economics and management of finance risk.


Gustavo Pedraza Jaimes

Senior Consultant

Master (M.Sc.) in Economics - Universidad Industrial de Santander
Master (M.Sc.) in Computer Science - Universidad Industrial de Santander
Master in Eco Auditory and Business Planning - Institute of Ecological Research. Málaga, Spain
Specialist in Public Administration - Higher School of Public Administration
Industrial engineer with more than 35 years of professional experience in the field of government consulting and project management. He has held management positions in several public and private organizations and participated in the design, implementation and evaluation of multiple public policies of territorial scope.


Miguel Andrés Franco Lemus

Senior Consultant

Master in Business Administration and Project Management - OBS Business School and University of Barcelona. Spain
Specialist in Telecommunications Law - Universidad del Rosario
Specialist in Commercial Law - Universidad Javeriana
Lawyer with studies in international cooperation and human rights at the National University of Cordoba, Argentina and studies in official development assistance -OD at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, with extensive experience in public management, contracting and market intelligence, as well as an important trajectory in post-conflict policies and management of organizational change within public entities. He has served as general secretary of the Unit for the Restitution of Lands, general and territorial director in charge and high adviser in the Department for Social Prosperity, Presidential Agency for Social Action and International Cooperation and the Investment Fund for Peace of the Presidency of the Republic.


José Moreno Montoya

Senior Consultant

Ph.D. Sciences - Epidemiology - National Institute of Public Health. Mexico
Master in Epidemiology - Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Statistician with extensive experience and publications in modeling and data analysis. His work is concentrated in the quantitative analysis of diseases and in the direction of statistical projects. In the academic plane, he has worked as a professor at Rosario and Javeriana universities.


Alexandra Porras Ramirez

Senior Consultant

Ph.D. Sciences - Epidemiology - National University of Colombia
Master in Epidemiology - Universidad del Valle
Bacteriologist with extensive experience and publications in modeling and data analysis. She has been a researcher at Fedesarrollo and has held management positions at the Santa Fé Foundation. His work is focused on the quantitative analysis of diseases. At the academic level she has worked as a professor at the Universidad del Bosque and the Colegio Mayor de Cundinamarca.


Jesús Ernesto Villarreal

Senior Consultant

Ph.D Nuclear Engineering - University of Michigan (USA)
Master (M.Sc.) in Nuclear Engineering - University of Michigan (USA)
Nuclear engineer expert in energy and energy resources. He has been director of the Institute of Nuclear Affairs and advisor to multiple multilateral instances related to the nuclear issue. He has also worked as a professor and researcher at universities such as Los Andes, El Rosario and La Universidad Militar.


Viviana Manrique Zuluaga

Senior Consultant

Master (M.Sc.) in Interdisciplinary Development Studies - Universidad de los Andes
Specialist in European Studies - Universidad del Rosario
Specialist in State, Government and Public Policies - Universidad del Rosario
Specialist in Administrative Law - Universidad del Rosario
Lawyer, internationalist and philosopher, with extensive experience in the analysis of models of justice, security, defense and public order. Former Deputy Minister of the Interior and Delegate Procurator, expert in the design of public policies. She has been a professor in the areas of public policy, comparative law, human rights and international humanitarian law, anti-drug policy and prior consultations of Rosario and Sergio Arboleda universities.


Juan Carlos Mendieta López

Senior Consultant

Master (M.Sc.) in Environmental Economics and Natural Resources – University of Los Andes (Colombia)/ University of Maryland (US)
Agronomist Engineer with extensive experience in environmental assessment and impact evaluation. Consultant and international expert in the area of ??environmental economics, with extensive experience and publications in econometrics and complex modeling. He has been a research professor in the areas of environmental economics and transportation at the Universidad de los Andes.


Andrés Mogollón Duffó

Senior Consultant

Master (M.Sc.) in Environmental Economics and Natural Resources – University of Los Andes (Colombia)/ University of Maryland (US)
Specialist in Integrated Environmental Management - University of Los Andes
Civil engineer expert in environmental management plans and environmental economic valuation, has participated and directed multiple studies and consultancies related to the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of environmental public policies. He has been a professor in the areas of microeconomics, welfare economics, environment and natural resources of the Universidad de los Andes.


Alejandro Moreno López

Senior Consultant

Master (M.Sc.) in Interdisciplinary Development Studies - Universidad de los Andes
Specialist in State, Public Policies and Development - Universidad de los Andes
Specialist in Social Project Evaluation - Universidad de los Andes
Industrial engineer and professional in languages ??and sociocultural studies with extensive experience in operations analysis, monitoring and evaluation of public policies. During his working life he has been an advisor to several entities, among which are the National Planning Department and the Social Prosperity Department. He is currently a professor at the Higher School of Public Administration.


Eurides Triana Triana

Senior Consultant

Master (C) (M.Sc.) in Population Studies - Externado de Colombia University
Specialist in Demography - Externado de Colombia University
Statistician with more than nine years of experience in development of social and statistical projects related to population projections, characterization of populations, design of monitoring and evaluation indicators, design and development of surveys, sampling, impact measurement, calculation of reserves, segmentation and modeling. He has been a research professor in the areas of statistics, social statistics, biostatistics and probability of the Externado, Nacional and Sergio Arboleda universities.


Diego Francisco Calderón Aponte

Senior Consultant

Master Master (M.Sc.) in History - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Economist and philosopher, expert in qualitative analysis with extensive experience in the evaluation of social projects, research in the history of economic policy thinking and education in the nineteenth century in Colombia, construction and analysis of standardized evaluation tests with psychometric criteria. He has been a professor in the social sciences, philosophy and humanities at the Universidad Industrial de Santander.


Mario Velasco Rodríguez

Senior Consultant

Master (M.Sc.) in Government and Public Policy - Universidad Externado de Colombia
Specialist in Regional Development - Universidad de Nariño

Political scientist with more than fifteen years of professional experience as director of technical teams and advisor for the implementation of information systems, execution of process and results evaluations, and implementation of planning instruments and budgeting oriented to results such as: spending framework and medium-term fiscal, public budget oriented results, physical-budgetary management indexes, monitoring schemes based on performance indicators, among others; coupled with pedagogical practices related to accountability, citizen participation exercises and transfer of technical skills.


Oscar Eduardo Ardila

Semi-Senior Consultant

Master (M.Sc.) (c) in Business Administration - Prime Business School
Specialist in Engineering Management Systems - Javeriana University
Industrial engineer expert in territorial development. He has been head of planning in territorial organizations, manager of regional public policies and advisor in instances such as the National Planning Department (DNP) on related issues.


Carolina Chica Builes

Senior Consultant

Master (M.Sc.) in Public Management - University of Potsdam. Germany
Professional in government and international relations with extensive experience in public policy formulation and regional planning. She has worked as a consultant for international organizations on issues related to the decentralization of the State, land use planning and knowledge management applied to local management; she has held leadership positions in the departmental and district order in matters of regional integration and was part of the diplomatic corps of the Embassy of Colombia in Sweden.


Jhovany Egardo Diaz Rojas

Senior Consultant

Master (M.Sc.) in Geography and Territorial Sciences - University of Geneva. Switzerland
Master (M.Sc.) in Development Economics - Montesquieu University. France
Professional in Government and International Relations with more than 10 years of experience, interested in the macro level, territorial transformations and institutional arrangements that promote the insertion of regional economies into global dynamics; and at the micro level, for the management of information and knowledge in strategic foresight exercises as a sine qua non condition for the survival of innovative and resilient companies. His work experience has revolved around two segments. On the one hand, territorial and organizational planning; and on the other, the management and evaluation of projects and public policies.


Ricardo Salas Silva

Senior Consultant

Master (M.Sc.) in Local Development - Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Specialist in Finance - Universidad de los Andes
Civil engineer expert in formulation, management and evaluation of complex projects, has been senior manager in multiple public and private organizations. Professor in the area of projects, finances and business plans at Rosario, CESA and Piloto universities.


John Jairo Caicedo Bolaños

Senior Consultant

Master (M.Sc.) in Systems Engineering - Gran Colombiano Polytechnic
Specialist in Telecommunications Project Management - Gran Colombiano Polytechnic
Systems Engineer with extensive experience in the management of projects that include the stages of survey, analysis, design, development, implementation, maintenance and support of information systems. He has developed information systems with client-server, intranet, web and mobile architectures, Windows, Linux, Unix, Android, iOS and WinPhone operating systems, with several programming languages (C #, VB, C, C ++ and Java) and with connectivity to different database engines (Oracle, SQL Server, Informix, MySQL and SQLite). Experiences applying methodologies RUP, SCRUM, MVC, MVVM and CMM, has developed information systems for Banking Services (e-banking), Telecommunications, Management Management (Graphics and Management Indicators), Virtual Stores (e-commerce), Virtual Education ( e-learning) and Online Government (GEL). Research professor in the area of Web programming, Mobile and Databases at Manuela Beltrán University and the Piloto University of Colombia.


Johoner Venicio Correa

Senior Consultant

Master (M.Sc.) in Urban Planning - Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Specialist in instruments of Regional Urban Planning - National University of Colombia
Specialist in Geographic Information Systems - Francisco José de Caldas District University
Cadastral engineer and geodesta with extensive experience in the development of projects related to the analysis and processing of analog and digital images (satellite, aerial photographs, radar among others) digital cartography, formulation, design, implementation, update and comprehensive operation of databases and geographic information systems, elaboration of appraisals, determination of homogenous physical and geo-economic zones, training processes, cadastral updating and conservation, real estate consultancies, environmental risk management and horizontal property consultancies. Expert in spatial information and geo-positioning processing tools such as: ArcInfo, ArcGis, ArcView, Autocad Map, Map Info, Idrisi and database management systems. Professor of the faculty of civil engineering at the Universidad de los Andes in the areas of geographic information systems and environmental planning.


Martha Fajardo Valbuena

Senior Consultant

Master (C) (M.Sc.) in Education and Human Development - University of Manizales
Specialist in University Teaching - University of Havana Cuba
Specialist in Teaching Literature - University of Quindío
Linguist and literate expert in communication, language and expression, with extensive experience in academic and creative writing. Since 1996, she has worked as a professor in different programs related to her areas of interest.


Magda Noraima Silva

Senior Consultant

Master (M.Sc.) in Human Rights, Rule of Law and Democracy in Latin America - Universidad Alcalá de Henares
Expert economist in the design and execution of public social policies related to the human rights of children, women and indigenous peoples. Extensive experience to prevent violations of the rights of children and adolescents, especially related to the armed conflict. For years, she has worked as a government advisor on children issues, within the framework of projects financed by UNICEF and IOM. She has been responsible for directly managing multiple agreements to prevent the recruitment of children by armed groups outside the law, with agencies such as UN Women, the German Cooperation and the Canadian Children Fund.


Osana Medina Bonilla

Senior Consultant

Magister in Interdisciplinary Social Research - Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas
Social worker with extensive experience in conflict analysis, violence, childhood and adolescence. Researcher on issues of historical memory, sexual violence and victims of conflict. Professor at the National Pedagogical University in related topics.


Manuel Rios

Senior Consultant

Specialist in Public Social Policy - Javeriana University
Economist, Project Management Professional (PMP) certified, expert in techniques for planning, directing, monitoring and closing projects under international practices of the Project Management Institute (PMI). More than thirteen years of experience in executing and monitoring social projects with public and private entities related to the education sector. He has been manager of multiple wide-ranging auditing projects in education, early childhood and food.


Claudia Marcela Granados

Senior Consultant

Master (M.Sc.) in Public Policy - Hertie School of Governance. Berlin, Germany
Master (M.Sc.) in Economics - University of the Andes
Chemical engineer with academic training in economics and public policy. Career in the public services area and research experience on issues of political economy and economic regulation. Professor in the areas of applied economics and quantitative analysis of the Universidad de los Andes and Hertie School of Governance.


Carlos Andrés Alape Ospina

Senior Consultant

Master (C) (M.Sc.) in Economics – University of Los Andes (Colombia)
Master (C) (M.Sc.) in Environmental Economics and Natural Resources – University of Los Andes(Colombia)/ University of Maryland (US)
Carlos Andrés Alape has a bachelor degree in Agronomist Engineer and extensive experience in formulation, monitoring and evaluation of projects. Before Teknidata Consultants, he was consultant at Multilaterals International Organizations (International Migration Organization) and the National Department of Planning (Bogotá, Colombia) for topics such as climate change and public inversion. Nowadays he continues to be affiliated as Adjunct Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Los Andes for topics on microeconomics, mathematical economics and environmental economics.


Gloria Stella Galeano

Senior Consultant

Specialist in Administration and Management of Quality Systems - Universidad Santo Tomás
Specialist in Management in Human Management and Organizational Development - Universidad del Rosario
Specialist in Occupational Health Management - Universidad del Rosario
Organizational psychologist expert in administration and management of human resources with extensive experience in personnel selection processes, formulation and implementation of welfare plans, incentives, training, induction, reinduction, safety and health at work with a license, performance evaluation, preparation of functions and labor competencies manual.


Rocío Ruiz Torres

Senior Consultant

Specialist in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development - Universidad del Rosario
Psychologist with over 15 years of experience in integrated management of all processes inherent to human management at the strategic, tactical and operational levels; as well as technical advice in processes of reengineering of complex organizations.


Lady Andrea Córdoba Navarro

Semi-Senior Consultant

Master (M.Sc.) in Public Policy - Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Public Administrator with professional experience in legislative research, modernization of the state, human talent management,
formulation of projects and quality management systems. She has developed multiple processes of institutional redesign, organizational structure definition, staff plant, function manuals and processes manuals.


Diego Fernando Duque Salazar

Semi-Senior Consultant

Specialist in Development Projects - Higher School of Public Administration (ESAP)
Public Administrator competent in modern public management tools, expert in organizational design, administrative and personnel reforms, job classification, workloads, processes, function manuals, new public management, process reengineering and evaluation of public policies.


Gilbert Alexander Gonzales Mur

Semi-Senior Consultant

Specialist in Public Finance - Higher School of Public Administration (ESAP)
Public administrator with knowledge in institutional redesign, fiscal performance and financial evaluation of entities and public companies, MECI, quality management and citizen service.


Mónica Yizeth Gonzáles García

Semi-Senior Consultant

Specialist in Regional Urban Development Management and Planning - Higher School of Public Administration (ESAP)
Public administrator expert in public organizations, including processes of organizational modernization of national and territorial level entities. Competent in modern public management, organizational development, integrated management systems, salary system, nomenclature, classification of jobs, workloads, functions manual and administrative management systems such as SIGEP.



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