Julia Pomares is the Chief Advisor to the Governor, Government of the City of Buenos Aires.
She is the former Executive Director of CIPPEC, the largest think tank in Argentina, and Co-Chair of the Argentine 2018 T20. She has a Ph.D. in Political Science and a Master’s in Comparative Politics and Research Methods from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
As a specialist in governance reforms, she collaborated with international organizations and think tanks, among them the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, UNICEF and the Organization of American States (OAS). Pomares has also served as a policy adviser in the United Kingdom and oversaw the monitoring and evaluation of the electoral decentralization in Guatemala. In the City of Buenos Aires, she supervised and evaluated the implementation of the first electronic voting pilot.
Her work has been published in journals like Electoral Studies, Political Science Research and Journal of Information Technology & Politics.