Daniel Pierini, an Argentina national, was appointed Alternate Executive Director for the constituency of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay in May 2016.
Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Mr. Pierini has held several positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including Ambassador of Argentina to Finland, Estonia and Latvia Affairsril 2016); Advisor to the Secretary of Foreign Affairs (2008-2010); Chargé d’Affaires, Embassy of Argentina in Greece (July 2001); Head of the Technical Cooperation and Press Section, Embassy of Argentina in Italy (2000-2007); Chief of Staff, Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs (1997-1999); Advisor to the Secretary of Institutional Relations (1996-1997); Head of the Cultural Section at the Embassy of Argentina in Spain (1993:1996); and Head of the Trade and Consular Section, Embassy of Argentina in Iran (1991-1992).
Mr. Pierini holds a Master in International Trade, Universidad degli Studi di Roma III, 2004. In 1985, he graduated as Public Accountant with a Specialization in Financial Management, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahia Blanca, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He took several high-level courses, including: Applied Mathematics and Rural Development, Universidad Gregoriana, Roma (2002); International Negotiation, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Buenos Aires (1989); International Financial Management, School of Economics, University of Buenos Aires (1989); Advanced Diplomatic Training Program, Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Argentina (1988-1989)
Honors and Merits
Commander, Order of Merit of the Italian Republic
Officer, Order of Merit of Chile
Officer, Order of the Southern Cross
Knight, National Order of the Legion of Honor
Knight, National Order of the Cedar