Alexis Alvarez Franco
Alexis has experience in global development, public policy research, and economic development with a particular interest on addressing the impact of existing institutions on marginalized communities. At FSG, Alexis helps businesses and organizations maximize their role in creating a positive social impact and solving society’s toughest problems. He applies his skills in quantitative and qualitative research to identify opportunities for clients and solutions from which both the client and the communities they work in can benefit. Alexis works with a particular interest in collective impact and inclusive markets.
Prior to FSG, Alexis worked with Justice in Mexico to conduct research on police corruption and the economic impact on the communities in Tijuana, Mexico. Afterwards, Alexis devoted much of his undergraduate studies working with the Haas Institute conducting research on economic policy in the Bay Area to protect vulnerable communities of color and bring about economic growth to these communities. Upon graduation, Alexis took his research skills to Paris, France where he created statistical models with professors at SciencesPo to better understand the EU’s parliament productivity in creating policy. He then took his quantitative research skills to Lima, Peru where he worked with Building Dignity as a Princeton in Latin America fellow. There, he worked closely designing youth empowerment programs and designing systems of impact evaluation for existing education programs.
- University of California—Berkeley, BA in Political Economy
- Princeton in Latin America
- Spanish (Fluent)
- French (Intermediate)
On working at FSG
“FSG surrounds me with the smartest and most passionate people I have ever met. I enjoy being a part of this team as we dedicate ourselves to helping solve real problems and producing tangible results. FSG is an organization like no other, one that is truly dedicated to producing lasting and meaningful change in the world.”