David Alejandro Schoeller-Diaz

David Alejandro Schoeller-Diaz

David Alejandro Schoeller-Diaz has a twelve-year trajectory conducting information management, research, evaluation, and project management for the purpose of transcending conflicts and constructing peace. He has consulted for diverse global organizations, including ACDI/VOCA, Crisis Group, UN OCHA, Uniclaretiana (Chocó, Colombia), and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, while teaching courses and authoring articles on humanitarian, human rights, and negotiation issues. At the World Bank and IMF, he coordinated security, financial intelligence, and operational matters for the credit union membership. He is committed to the rigorous use of information, including large and complex content, in order to improve decision making and save lives. At FIP, a Colombian think tank, he spearheaded the analysis of over sixty thousand civil society proposals to advise the Colombian Presidency on the responsive conduct of peace negotiations with the guerrillas. David holds a Masters in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School, Tufts University, a Bachelors in Political Science from the University of San Francisco, and additional studies at Harvard University, Université Sorbonne, American University, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is currently the Information Manager of PASO COLOMBIA, a program of One Earth Future dedicated to strengthening cross-sector collaboration for peace in Colombia.