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

Fico Gutierrez , the ex-mayor of Medellin was elected as the candidate of the center-right. He got more than 1.7million votes.

Federico Gutierrez was born in Medellin in 1974. He is the former mayor of Medellin. As a local councilor, Gutierrez served as a Municipal Youth Councilor and as a Municipal Planning Councilor in Medellin from 2003. Gutierrez is a Civil Engineer by profession, graduated at the University of Medellin, holds a Specialization degree in senior management from the Pontifical Bolivarian University and one in Political Science.

But, politics wasn’t the sole aspect that stood out in Federico Gutierrez’s career as he worked as consultant for the company HGI Consultores and a Resident Engineer at the Company Vifasa S.A, a glass and construction company. He also defends his family. He is married and has two kids.

As a council member, Sergio Fajardo was his supporter. Later, was his. He changed his mind and became the Mayor’s Office of Medellin in 2015. However, as with all the Hidroituango mayors, he was a victim of corruption. Daniel Coronell published an investigation which found him accused of corruption and kept the money in tax havens.

In fact, he fought with the former mayors he previously backed. Fico Gutierrez said recently, “I have been standing in solidarity with those who are in the report because I don’t believe that anyone decides to make such a decision so that the diversion tunnel is not averted. There is solidarity and certain sectors are attack by political strategies.”

The presidency is a new race

The so-called Experience alliance was created in October 2021. It later became Team for Colombia. Fico Gutierrez was a center-right one. Federico Gutierrez won the candidacy and is now supported of characters like Paola Holguin, a congressman from the Democratic Center, who in the year 2022, ran for a second time to win a seat.

Additionally, on numerous occasions, he has reiterated that his administration model is from public management for the common good and has also stated that politics is a profession. profession. Gustavo Petro got the second-highest vote. “Fico,” as he prefers it to be called the Antioquia’s representative on the right.