Cristian Gonzalez Paez

Regional Manager Americas
University of Alberta

Master’s degree from Dalhousie University in International Development Studies and holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Alberta. Completed a 5 month postgraduate diploma from the FLACSO, Cuba Program between undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Worked as Resident Coordinator for the School of International Training (SIT) for the Cuba: Culture, Community Study Abroad Program during his master’s degree.  In 2008 worked for the Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto in International Relations and Recruitment and since 2011 has held the position of Regional Manager (Americas) for University of Alberta. Cristian is fluent in Spanish and has extensive experience in managing international partnerships in the Latin American region.

Most notably he has managed large-scale partnerships with the Government of Brazil, for the Science without Borders Scholarship Program, the Ministry of Energy and Mines in Peru, as well as the Secretariat of Energy in Mexico (SENER).

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