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

Federico Gutierrez won the official candidacy of the center-right. With over , the former Medellin mayor of Medellin was able to win the nomination.

Federico Gutierrez was born in Medellin in 1974 and is the former mayor of Medellin. In 2003, he started his political career as a councilor in his hometown, he is framed as Municipal Youth Councilor as well as Municipal Planning Councilor for Medellin. Gutierrez is who is a Civil Engineer by profession, graduated from the University of Medellin has a Specialization degree in senior management from the Pontifical Bolivarian University and one in Political Science.

Fico Gutierrez wasn’t all about politics. He was also a consultant with HGI Consultores, and a Resident Engineer with Company Vifasa S.A., a construction and glass company. In his private life, Federico Gutierrez defends his family and says that they are the most important. ‘s married and has 2 children.

He was a supporter of Sergio Fajardo as mayor and Alonso Salazar later in his councilman career. He was able to get into the Mayor’s Office of Medellin by 2015. This made him reconsider his plans. But, like of the Hidroituango mayors, he had to contend with corruption. Daniel Coronell published an investigation that concluded that he was guilty of corruption and keeping his cash in tax havens.

In fact, he has confronted the former mayors whom he has backed, and recently stated “I have been in solidarity with those who are included in the report, because I do not think that one makes this kind of decision in order to ensure that a diversion tunnel is built and one is not in solidarity , and what certain sectors do is a strategies of political power”.

The presidency is a fresh race

The so-called Experience coalition, which later became the Team for Colombia, was created in the month of October 2021. Federico Gutierrez of the Center-right coalition was elected Federico’s candidate. Now, Paola Holguin from the Democratic Center is supporting Federico. Paola was also running for an office in the 2022 elections.

He has also claimed that his management model stems from the public management of people in numerous instances and that politics is a career. Fico Gutierrez was second in voting, so ‘Fico’ (as his preferred name for himself) will be Antioquia’s representative for the right.