Philipp Schönrock is Director of Cepei (Centro de Pensamiento Estratégico Internacional) in Bogotá D.C., Colombia. He studied Transport and Logistics and International Relations in Berlin (Germany) and Paris (France). He has worked as a Program Official for the Ecole de la Paix in Grenoble and has served as an adviser to the Charles Leopold Mayer Foundation in Paris, France. He has also worked as an advisor for the Colombian government’s commercial office in Germany. Philipp has published numerous essays in Latin America, Europe and the United States and writes periodically in the Latin American press. He is also a guest-lecture on subjects regarding international development cooperation at various universities across the LAC region. In 2010, he was the team leader of the evaluation group on the implementation of the aid effectiveness principals of the Paris Declaration in Colombia. He is a Board Member of the Colombian Confederation of NGO and a Co-Chair of the LAC Community of Practice on Management for Development Results. Currently, he is working on a project to increase regional dialogue and information-sharing for the dissemination of good practices of sustainable development cooperation models in Latin America and the Caribbean.