Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora is the Secretary-General of International IDEA since 1 August 2019.
Casas-Zamora has more than 25 years of experience in democratic governance as a researcher, analyst, educator, consultant and public official. He embodies the rare combination of a distinguished academic career - strongly focused on electoral systems and democratic institutions - with practical experience as a high-level public official in his home country as well as multilateral organisations.
Australia must help turn back a regional democratic retreat
With only half the Indo-Pacific a democracy, a collective approach is needed to bolster critical institutions.