Félix Maradiaga

Advisor

Félix Maradiaga is an international management consultant at Management Systems International (MSI), where he provides organizational development and technical assistance to leading NGOs in Nicaragua. He is also a professor in political science at Universidad Americana (UAM). Prior to joining MSI in 2009, Felix was the founding director of the Civil Society Leadership Institute, a training center on civic leadership affiliated to FIBRAS/Movement for Nicaragua. In January 2007, he completed a successful civil service career at the ministry of defense, an institution he helped co-found in 1997. During his tenure in government, he served as director of combatant reintegration, senior advisor, and Defense Secretary General. He is a former Yale World Fellow (Yale University) and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He holds a master in public administration with honors from Harvard University and a BA summa cum laude from University of Mobile. He is a Fellow of the fifth class of the Central America Leadership Initiative and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.