Ivan David Capriles Zacarias

Session Rapporteur, Venezuela

Ivan Capriles is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at the Humboldt University of Berlin, researching on autonomy and control dynamics in national oil industries. He works as the country manager for Spain and Latin America at a medical network start-up called Esanum. He is a partner of the Social Science Works, a Germany-based social enterprise. His other research interests include rule of law, queer poverty, futures studies, and digitalization. He engaged in field research on post-tsunami housing construction in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, fragile states in Waterloo, Canada, and process reengineering in Berlin, Germany. As a hobby, he has participated in music videos for the bands "Tubbe" and "The Hidden Cameras," a short film "Gold" by German director Kai Stänicke and has released a single album with the electronic artist "Trummerschlunk." Ivan studied at the United World College of Hong Kong, Lancaster University, United Kingdom, and the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany. Ivan is a Fellow of Session 551, Salzburg Global LGBT Forum: Strengthening Communities - LGBT Human Rights and Social Cohesion and Session 570, Salzburg Global LGBT Forum: The Many Faces of LGBT Inclusion.

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