Fernando Barragan, Chief Financial Officer

IFES staff Fernando Barragan

Fernando Barragan currently serves as the International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Most recently, he was the CFO at IREX, where he was responsible for the overall accounting, finance and compliance functions of the organization. Prior to IREX, Fernando held numerous HQ and field positions at Chemonics International including Treasurer (HQ), Deputy Chief of Party (Central America), Senior Financial Advisor and Chief Operating Officer (Egypt), Director of Financial Analysis and Planning (HQ), Projects Manager (HQ), and Finance Director (Bolivia). Barragan started his international development career as an Administrative Officer for the Peace Corps in Bolivia.

He holds a MBA in finance from the Harvard Institute for International Development and the Universidad Catolica Boliviana of La Paz, Bolivia and a B.S. in systems engineering from the Universidad Catolica Boliviana of La Paz, Bolivia.


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