David Gómez Alvarez

Executive Director,
Jalisco Cómo Vamos

David Gómez-Álvarez is the executive director of Jalisco Cómo Vamos. In the international arena, he also has been consultant for the Bureau of the Development Policy at the United Nations Development Program at New York, and project assistant at the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management branch of the World Bank Institute, Washington DC.

In the political field he has been director of Electoral Training and Civic Education at the Consejo Electoral del Estado de Jalisco, and electoral councilor at the Local Electoral Council of the Instituto Federal Electoral in the State of Jalisco, as well as advisor to IFE’s General Council in Mexico City.

As part of his academic background he has been director of the Master Program in Policy and Public Management at the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO), and assistant professor at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. Has taught courses in political theory, political science and political analysis, as well as in government, public administration and public policy in academic institutions such as Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económica, ITESO, El Colegio de México (COLMEX) and El Colegio de Jalisco.

Gómez-Álvarez received his bachelor’s degree in public administration at COLMEX, a MSc in public policy at The London School of Economics and Political Science, a MPhil in Public Administration, and a PhD in Public Administration at New York University. Additionally, he holds various specialization and international certificates.