Federico Gutierrez was the winner of the Team for Colombia Consultation.

Federico Gutierrez won the official candidacy of the center-right. With over 1.75 million votes, the former mayor of Medellin was able reach the nomination.

Federico Gutierrez is a former mayor of Medellin and was born in Medellin in 1974. His political career started in 2003, when he was elected as a Medellin councilor. He is currently the Municipal Youth Councilor and Municipal Planning Councilor. Gutierrez is an engineer in the field of civil engineering at the University of Medellin. He has also earned a doctorate in management for senior executives from the Pontifical Bolivarian University.

Federico Gutierrez has been a consultant at HGI Consultores and Resident Engineer at Company Vifasa S.A. This construction and glass business however, was not his only focus. In private, he defends and claims that his family is the most important. He’s married to an unmarried woman , and has two children.

In his time as Councilman, he supported the mayoralty of Sergio Fajardo and later that of Alonso Salazar. He was successful in becoming the Mayor’s Office of Medellin. As with Fico Gutierrez who were faced with the Hidroituango project, he had problems with corruption. In , as part of an investigation conducted by Daniel Coronell, he was accused in the Panama papers for keeping his cash in tax havens and also for corruption.

He even met with former mayors he backed. Fico Gutierrez has recently stated that he was in solidarity “because I don’t believe someone makes such an decision to make tunnels of diversion are built and that there is a solidarity between certain sectors are targeted with the political strategy”.

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The so-called Experience Coalition was formed in October 2021. This coalition eventually became Team for Colombia. Federico Gutierrez, being the Center right coalition, won the nomination. Paola, a Democratic Center representative, was able to support the candidate for another term. said that his model of administration was based on public administration for citizens and that politics is a vocation. With the second-highest vote, behind Gustavo Petro, ‘Fico’, as he says is his preferred name is the person who represents the people of the left in Antioquia.