Alexandra Guáqueta holds a PhD in International Relations (Oxford University). Dr. Guáqueta is the International Standards Manager at Continental Gold (Colombia). Former Post-Conflict Director at the Presidency of Colombia. She was a Lecturer at the School of International Studies at Flinders University (Australia). She has worked for over a decade on business and human rights, peace-building, Latin American regional security, drug trafficking, and democratic norms diffusion. She has authored more than 30 academic and policy publications.