Fernanda Diez has responsibility for research and intelligence at ICMM, including tracking and monitoring emerging trends and issues of relevance to mining and sustainability.
She is currently working on measuring the economic contribution of mining to national economies and has developed a partnership with CSIRO in Australia and IIED in the UK to measure public attitudes to mining and facilitate citizen engagement on the role of mining in society. Fernanda is also developing gender policy for ICMM.
With a background in economics and political philosophy, she has worked for eight years in Government and Congress in Argentina, particularly on issues of governance, regulation of privatised utilities, and cooperation between government and business. She was also a freelance journalist for MERCADO, a prominent business magazine in Argentina, for seven years.
Prior to ICMM Fernanda worked at an Oxford University Foundation dealing with socio-legal briefings, and conducted CSR research for the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Oxford University’s Said Business School.
Fernanda holds a BSc Economics and an MSc Political Theory from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).