Alejandro is the international coordinator of the GoodElectronics Network – a network (hosted by SOMO) of civil society organizations and individuals that are concerned about human rights and sustainability issues in the global electronics supply chain. As a researcher, Alejandro specialises in corporate accountability issues in supply chains of various sectors, particularly labour rights in the electronics and extractives sectors.
Alejandro is a human rights lawyer with extensive experience in strategic corporate research, capacity building and advocacy in Mexico, the Netherlands, Tanzania, Argentina and Colombia. He practiced in the non-profit sector as well as in law and accounting firms. He previously worked as a Business and Human Rights expert and senior researcher at PODER, an NGO focusing on corporate transparency and accountability. At PODER, he coordinated an ex-ante, community-driven human rights impact assessment concerning a mining project in a rural area in Mexico. He has also worked as a human rights protection officer in high-risk countries, working closely with human rights defenders and communities.
Alejandro concluded a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International and Comparative Private Law at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands and graduated from law school in the University of Monterrey, Mexico.