felipe Job Title: Policy and Communications Officer
Contact Details: Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Oxford Department of International Development
Queen Elizabeth House (QEH), University of Oxford
3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB.
Tel: +44 01865 271915


Felipe is a Policy and Communications Officer at OPHI where he has worked since 2013. He is pursuing doctoral studies in International Development at University of Oxford and his current research analyses the ongoing negotiations between the Colombian government and agrarian movements with a particular focus on agricultural and food systems.

Over the last ten years Felipe has been a practitioner in rural development and agriculture with extensive fieldwork experience in conflict and poverty prone areas. He has worked as an advisor and consultant for local communities, government and international development agencies such as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Save the Children, and the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy.

Felipe holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Seattle University, and a BA in Ecology from Javeriana University, Bogota.
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Twitter: @FelipeARoa