Renato Belouche is a program coordinator on the Community Solutions Program in the Leadership Practice at IREX. His primary role on the program is strengthening engagement with external partners including U.S. embassies, partner organizations, and the CSP partner advisory board In this capacity, he also supports program finance, participant and host recruitment, selection, and advising.
Prior to joining IREX, Renato worked on government, UN relations, and partnerships with the United Nations Global Compact. In this capacity, he assisted with coordination of strategic partnerships and global programming with governments and UN agencies. Renato holds a BA in international affairs from the University of Georgia, an AA in English Rhetoric and Composition from Georgia State University, and a communications and language certificate from the Hong Kong Baptist University School of Communications. In addition to his passion for sustainable development and diplomacy, Renato enjoys photography, nature, and is a native Spanish speaker.