Edna Diez


Ms. Edna Diez is Director for Performance, Careers and Learning at the World Bank Group.  She is responsible for promoting the continuous improvement of organizational initiatives to retain, motivate and develop World Bank Group staff. As a Human Resources transformation leader for 24 years, she helps organizations and individuals increase their effectiveness.  Edna specializes in performance management, career development and mobility, leadership development, coaching, diversity and inclusion, learning and employee engagement. Prior to joining the World Bank group, she was Director of HR Policies and Programs at the Asian Development Bank, where she led the design and delivery of HR reforms over a wide spectrum of functions.  She has held several leadership positions at the Inter-American Development Bank, IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Edna holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Houston in Texas.  She is also a trained Executive Coach.