Diego Arias is Practice Manager at the World Bank. His work has focused on innovative agriculture development and risk management projects and advisory services in Latin America and Africa. Previous to the World Bank, he worked at the Inter-American Development Bank as Natural Resources Economist and as a commodity trader for coffee, rice and petroleum products.  Diego holds a PhD in Agribusiness and Environmental Economics from Polytechnic University of Valencia, an MBA from Sacred Heart University in Luxembourg and a Masters in International Development from Harvard University.