Ingrid Wehr is the Director of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Central America office in San Salvador, El Salvador. Before, she headed the Foundation's Southern Cone Regional office in Santiago, Chile. She was Director of the Latin American Department of the Arnold-Bergstraesser Institute, Freiburg. She worked as a teacher at the Institute of Political Sciences of the University of Freiburg, at the University of Chile and at the University of Santiago de Chile. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Freiburg, Germany. She has vast experience in cooperation and development, Latin America and is specialised in inequality, social reforms, human rights and gender equality.