Fernandez Gibaja’s work focuses on the politics of economic development and its implications. He focuses on policy development regarding key economic-growth enabling sectors, such as oil, gas and mining. He also explores the relationship between political participation and new technologies, i.e. the linkages between democratically elected institutions and organizations and citizens, and how technology can strengthen citizen’s ownership of democracy.
Previously, Fernandez Gibaja worked as a Governance Officer for the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor Leste. He has also worked at the Club of Madrid, the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society and the Jordanian Regional Center for Conflict Prevention.
Fernandez Gibaja’s articles and interviews have been published in various media, such as El Diario, Radio Netherlands, Foreign Policy, EsGlobal or Radio Nacional de España.