Diana Gutierrez is UNDP’s Manager of the Global Programme on Business for Gender Equality. With a decade of experience with the United Nations, including with UNDP Colombia as an Inclusive Economic Development Project Manager, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) as an Expert in Project Formulation and Finances in the design and implementation of Colombia’s Food Security Observatory, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), as an Economic Adviser for the M&E system of alternative development programs.
She received her M.D. from the University of Birmingham in the U.K. in Poverty Reduction and Development Management. She is also a specialist in International Cooperation and Development Projects Management and received a bachelors degree in Finances and International Relations.
She is passionate about finding innovative solutions to address poverty and inequality, focusing on economic development, private sector engagement, gender equality, financial inclusion, Corporate Social Responsibility CSR, shared value building, social and entrepreneurial innovation, as the means to achieve human development with equality and opportunities for all.