Our people

Felipe  Estefan


Washington DC


  • Latin America


  • Grants & Investments

Impact Areas

  • Civic Empowerment
  • Data & Digital Rights
  • Financial Transparency
  • Independent Media


Felipe Estefan


Felipe leads Luminate’s efforts in Latin America, managing grants and investments focused on advancing Civic Empowerment, Independent Media, Data & Digital Rights, and Financial Transparency in the region. 

Previously, as an Open Government Strategist at the World Bank, Felipe travelled to more than 40 countries around the world, advocating for and advancing efforts to make governments more open and to foster collaboration between state and non-state organisations. 

Prior to this, Felipe was a founding member of the Open Contracting Partnership, a Planning Producer at CNN’s Washington bureau and was part of the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations in Switzerland.