Diana Tello Medina

Diana Tello Medina

Economist in the Urban, Disaster Risk, Resilience, and Land Global Practice within the World Bank

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Diana Tello Medina is an economist working in the Urban, Disaster Risk, Resilience, and Land Global Practice within the World Bank for the Latin America and the Caribbean Region. Her experience spans issues of territorial development, local economic development, urban resilience, competitive cities, and the spatial dimension of government expenditures. Most recently, her work has focused on building the evidence base for identifying instruments of territorial development that have the potential to boost economic activity in a place and reduce gaps in the quality of life between places, in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, and the Middle East and North Africa. She also has experience in South Asia, where she works as a core team member of the programmatic housing sector engagement consisting of a package of policy and investment operations in Tamil Nadu, India, where one of the objectives is to increase private sector participation in affordable housing.

Before joining the World Bank, Diana worked for 8 years in the financial markets of New York City and Monterrey, Mexico, advising on fintech solutions and credit risk management. She completed her undergraduate studies in economics at Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico, and holds a master’s degree in local economic development from the London School of Economics.