Diana Chavez

Director and Trustee

First woman to chair the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights. She sits on various advisory bodies, including UNITAR’s Board of Trustees, where she currently serves as Vice Chair. Prior to this, she served as the Director of the Regional Center for the Global Compact in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Her professional career includes extensive experience in sustainability, corporate affairs, multilateral processes, mergers of international corporations, diplomacy, and corporate protocol. As part of her work in the public sector, she directed projects to attract foreign investment and strengthen the relationship with Fortune 500 companies with operations in Latin America. 

She holds an undergraduate degree in English literature, with studies in national security and negotiation, and master’s degrees in international relations and business administration.