Cristina Galíndez

National Laboratory of Public Policy, Mexico

Areas of expertise

  • Collective intelligence techniques
  • Strategic planning and funding
  • Program monitoring and evaluation
  • Public policy advisory


The use of collective intelligence and artificial intelligence has a great potential for improving public processes and policies. Together we can make its potential even greater.

Cristina is the Executive Coordinator to the National Laboratory of Public Policy (LNPP). Her main contributions and specializations include public policy, collective intelligence, innovation, strategic planning, program monitoring and evaluation, design of administrative processes, improving nonprofit organisational performance, nonprofit legal and fiscal frameworks, and grant monitoring.

As of 2021, she has joined the Scientific Advisory Board to Novagob Foundation, which is the "Ecosystem of Public Innovation in Latin America".

Prior to her current role at LNPP, she was the Executive Director of the Center for Learning on Evaluation and Results (CLEAR) for the Spanish-speaking Latin America. She has worked as a consultant for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, and the Inter-American Foundation, among others.

Before working as a consultant, Cristina held a position in the Mexican Ministry of the Interior where she was in charge of performance evaluation for the Political Analysis Unit.