Federico Gutierrez, winner of the Team for Colombia consultation and candidate?

Federico Gutierrez managed to reach the official candidacy of the center-right, with over 1.7 million votes. The ex-mayor of Medellin, won Barguil, Char Penalosa, Barguil as well as the tab for los Cristianos, Aydee Lizarazo.

Fico Gutierrez was born in Medellin in 1974. is an ex-mayor. As Fico Gutierrez was a Municipal Youth Councilor as well as the Municipal Planning Councilor of Medellin from 2003. Fico Gutierrez is a civil Engineer by profession at the University of Medellin and from that same institution he has the degree of a Specialist in Senior Management and another in Political Science from the Pontifical Bolivarian University.

Federico Gutierrez has been a consultant at HGI Consultores and Resident Engineer at Company Vifasa S.A. and construction industry, however was not his primary goal. In private, he defends and says that his family is the most important thing. He is married to a woman , and has two children.

Fico Gutierrez supported Sergio Fajardo as mayor and Alonso Salazar later in his councilman career. He was able to reach the Mayor’s Office of Medellin by 2015, and this changed his goal. Like all mayors facing the Hidroituango projects they were affected by corruption. Daniel Coronell published an investigation that concluded that he was accused of corruption and kept his money at tax havens. has actually confronted former mayors that he supported and stated recently that “I am in solidarity avec those who are in this report, because I don’t believe that anyone can make such a decision to let a tunnel fall and everyone is in solidarity, and what some sectors do, is an attack by political strategy.”

A new presidential race

The so-called Experience alliance was established in the fall of 2021. It was later changed to Team for Colombia. As a Center-right coalition, Federico Gutierrez won the candidacy and is now supported of people like Paola Holguin, a congressman from the Democratic Center, who in 2022 tried to obtain a new seat.

He has also claimed that his model of administration comes from public management for the people at numerous times and that politics is a profession. Gustavo Petro came in second however Fico was the highest percentage voter. He will be Antioquia’s representative from the right.