Hugo Cuello obtained his Bachelor in Political Science and Public Administration from the Complutense University of Madrid, majoring in European affairs. He also spent a year studying at the University of Copenhagen. At the Hertie School, he studied public policy, specialising in experimental policy evaluation and quantitative methods. His professional experience includes a Professional Year at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GiZ) in Central America and at the Policy Evaluation Unit of the Costa Rican government. He has worked as a research assistant at the Madrid office of the European Council of Foreign Relations (ECFR) and at ESADE Business School. He also spent a year in Myanmar working for a political risk consultancy and volunteering at a local human rights NGO. He is interested in the monitoring and evaluation of programmes and projects.
Master’s thesis title
Evaluating the impact of the new generation of conditional cash transfers on poverty alleviation: Evidence from Costa Rica