Ms. Diana Chavez is the Executive Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Regional Centre for the Support of the Global Compact, which is based in Bogota, Colombia. Ms- Chavez provides the Centre with strategic direction, leadership and vision on strengthening the implementation of sustainable development and the 2030 Agenda in Latin America, with much experience developing institutional alliances and partnerships with leading organizations to advance corporate sustainability.
Prior to taking on these responsibilities on 2009, she worked as the Global Compact Local Network Country Coordinator for the United Nations Development Programme in Mexico City, and from 2001 to 2004, Ms. Chavez served in the Mexican Ministry of Economy, where she acted as Foreign Investment Coordinator for Southern Mexico. Ms. Chavez holds a number of distinctions and sits on various advisory bodies and boards, including the Global Forum on Sustainability of the Ibero-American Secretariat. She holds graduate level degrees in international studies and business administration.