Dr. Alejandro Herrera

Professional with Background in Civil Aviation

Based in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Dr. Alejandro Herrera has several decades of experience in civil aviation and aeronautical law. From 2011 to 2020, he served as director general of the Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation (IDAC). Under Dr. Herrera’s leadership, the IDAC underwent a rigorous evaluation in order to receive certifications in quality standards such as ISO 14001, which relates to environmental management systems, and 45001, which covers health and safety in the workplace.

In addition to his leadership role with the IDAC, Dr. Herrera has achieved success as a writer. The author of the book With One Foot in Each Century, he has contributed as a guest columnist to various newspapers over the past 25 years, in addition to co-producing several television and radio programs in the Dominican Republic. He also wrote La Gesta Restauradora, which earned first place in the Secondary Literary Contest.

Dr. Herrera holds a doctor of law from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo, and completed post-graduate studies in history and geography of the Caribbean at the Catholic University of Santo Domingo. A distinguished graduate of the Pedro Henriquez Urena National University, he holds a specialty in judicial studies. He also has a master of arts in government and public administration from the Complutense University of Madrid and the Catholic University of Santo Domingo.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Work Experience

Mar 2011 - Aug 2020

Managing Director
Instituto Dominicano de Aviación Civíl


Jan 2012 - Jan 2013

Universidad Complutense de Madrid/Universidad Católica de Santo Domingo
Government and Public Administration

Jan 1997 - Jan 1999

Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra
Public Management

Jan 1997 - Jan 1997

Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña
Judicial Studies

Jan 1990 - Jan 1992

Universidad Católica Santo Domingo
Critical History

Jan 1984 - Jan 1989

Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo
General Studies

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