Felipe Arango

Felipe Arango


Felipe has a multisectoral experience and is passionate about the intersection between education entrepreneurship and policy.

Felipe worked in McKinsey & Company serving multiple clients in Latin America in the energy, consumer, financial and social and public sectors. Afterward, Felipe was appointed advisor to the Colombian Deputy Minister of Housing, where he was in charge of managing the Presidential Transformational KPI’s (5 targets the Ministry had prioritized with the president’s office). For this purpose, Felipe had to analyze the performance of each program, design operational plans to achieve the targets and led the discussion with the delivery unit of the president’s office.

Additionally, Felipe has worked in Fedesarrollo, a leading think tank in Latin America, and the WorldBank researching the social housing policy in Colombia; CAF, the Latin American Development Bank, developing an urban development strategy focused on the prioritization of projects in the housing, utilities and mobility areas; and CEDE, economic research center from Universidad de Los Andes, researching the motivational effects of the largest public need- and merit-based scholarship in Colombia (Ser Pilo Paga).

Felipe earned his BA and MA in Economics from Los Andes University and is currently an MPA/ID candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School.