LGBTI equality and human rights in Europe and Central Asia

Alejandro Hernández Pulido

Alejandro’s main responsibilities are linked to the organisation of ILGA-Europe’s Annual Conference, the implementation and compliance of re-granting processes, and office administration.

Background:

Alejandro joined ILGA-Europe as Event and Finance Support Officer in June 2019. Firstly involved in LGBTI activism at the local level in Barcelona with ACATHI, organisation supporting LGBTI asylum seekers, Alejandro moved to Belgium in 2016 to join ILGA-Europe as Programmes intern. At ILGA-Europe he worked in the organisation of the Annual Conferences in 2016 and 2017 and supported both the Programmes and Finance teams in different elements of the project cycle. Alejandro has also worked as Membership Engagement Officer in IGLYO where he started off the development of their long-term membership strategy and worked on the organisation of their Annual Members’ Conference. He was also part of the Equal Opportunities Office of the General Secretariat of the Council of the EU in 2017 where he led the organisation of their IDAHOBIT event that year and was responsible for revamping the trainee-led organisation Queer Stagiaires.

Alejandro holds a degree in Political Science from Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a Masters in International Security from Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals.