Managing Director, International
Acton Institute
Alejandro A. Chafuen

Alejandro "Alex" Antonio Chafuen is the International Managing Director at the Acton Institute, a prominent think tank. He has a strong educational background, having received his Doctorate under Dr. Hans F. Sennholz, a disciple of Ludwig von Mises, and an honorary doctorate from the Universidad Francisco Marroquín in Guatemala. He is an experienced author and has written several books, including "Catholic Medieval Thinking on Forests, Animals and the Underground." His book, "Faith and Liberty", has been translated into several languages. He is a respected member of several organizations, including the Mont Pelerin Society, the Philadelphia Society, and the John Templeton Foundation. Chafuen is a prominent figure in the economic policy world and is known for his contributions to He is also involved with several think tanks, including the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, the Fraser Institute in Canada, and the Fundación Internacional para la Libertad in Madrid. Chafuen has received numerous awards for his contributions to the free society, including the Global Leadership Award from the Leadership Institute US, the Walter Judd Freedom Award from The Fund for American Studies, and the 2023 Manwaring Award in Washington D.C.