Christian Finke, Program Manager, International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)
Program Officer, International Exchange
Christian Finke joined Global Santa Fe as a Program Officer in July 2022. Born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Christian graduated summa cum laude from the University of New Mexico with a double major in International Studies and Political Science. Christian lived abroad as an exchange student in Estonia and Spain and as a Fulbright Scholar in Malaysian Borneo. He worked in Washington, D.C. as an intern for U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich and for the State Department’s Bureau of Human Rights. In Washington, Christian also worked as a Program Associate for the global nonprofit the International Research and Exchange Board (IREX). In his free time, Christian enjoys fly fishing near Questa, New Mexico, learning new languages, and making new friends and connections from around the world.