Federico Gutiérrez is serving as the Mayor of Medellín for the second time. and his recognition and popularity among the people of Medellín and many Colombians are the result of a life dedicated to public service. 

Politics as a way to find solutions to social problems and public service as a tool to help people has been Mayor Gutiérrez’s life project. He has never stopped walking the streets and studying the realities of the city and the country, listening to its citizens, gathering proposals from various social sectors, and thinking about how to contribute to the transformations demanded by today’s Colombia. He wants to continue working for Colombia and its regions to seek peace for families and opportunities for progress for everyone through a governance model based on citizen trust, institutional solidity, and teamwork among the public sector, private sector, academia, and civil society, without class antagonisms or hatred.