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Deputy Chief of Party Raúl Soto

Mr. Raúl Soto is a violence and crime prevention expert with local and international experience, including his work in academia as well as with the Mexican government and civil society. He currently serves as the deputy chief of party for a violence prevention project in Mexico. Prior to joining Chemonics, as the director of FICOSEC’s Citizen Observatory in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mr. Soto partnered with universities and research centers to develop innovative violence prevention strategies in diverse regions of Mexico and strengthened alliances with local government and civil society to support security and justice efforts. In addition, he has been an active contributor to the dialogue of violence prevention and security in Mexico through conferences, panels, and forums in the public and academic sectors.