Staff Leadership

Jorge Brown
Vice-President and Governor 

Jorge Brown is the Advanced Leadership Foundation’s Vice-President and Governor. In this role he sets strategic priorities, monitors results, and facilitates relationships with key partners. He represents the Foundation and presents all new opportunities to the Board. Mr. Brown is also partner at the US consultancy firm, MAPA Group, an international business development consulting firm headquartered in Washington DC.

Jorge has more than 15 years of experience in corporate internationalization and political consultancy at both a national and international level. He has  developed most of his career as a consultant and advisor to numerous business and political leaders in Europe and Latin America, specializing in growth strategies, business development, human resources and corporate strategies. He served as Senior Advisor to the Mexican Ambassador in Belgium and held numerous posts in the Mexican government including the 2000 Mexican presidential transition team. He was also a development coordinator for The Climate Reality Spain, the Spanish branch of former U.S. Vice President Al Gore’s climate change nonprofit project. 

A multi-faceted professional, Jorge has written and produced several dramatic plays in major European theatres as well as curated some major art exhibitions in Spain. Jorge holds a Bachelor degree in Political Science and Public Administration, a Master’s degree in Law and Economics from Ghent University and Stockholm Universitet and has doctoral studies at the Ortega and Gassett Institute of the Complutense University of Madrid. 



Gustavo Gonzalez
Country Manager Argentina


Alejandra Fernández
Director of Communications

Caitlin Nelligan
PLeader’s Program Coordinator


Ana López Loureiro
Scholarhips Program Coordinator