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Daniel Pierini

Daniel Pierini Executive Director, EDs08

Executive Director, EDs08

Executive Directors

Mr. Pierini, an Argentine national, serves as Executive Director at the World Bank Group (WBG) Board, representing Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay since March 18, 2024. Previously, he was Alternate Executive Director representing the same constituency (May 2016 - January 2020).

Before joining the WBG Board, Mr Pierini held the position of Senior Advisor to the Chief Economist of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO; 2020-2024).

Mr. Pierini brings a wealth of expertise to his position, having spent more than 20 years at his country's Foreign Service as Ambassador to Finland, Estonia and Latvia (2011-April 2016); Advisor to the Secretary of Foreign Affairs (2008-2010); Head of the Technical Cooperation and Press Section at the Embassy of Argentina in Italy (2000-2007); Chief of Staff at the Ministry 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 at the Embassy of Argentina in Iran (1991-1992).

His dedication to promoting equitable development and strengthening partnerships, coupled with his diplomatic experience and understanding of international relations, underscores his commitment to advancing the interests of his constituency and fostering collaboration to seek solutions to national, regional, and global challenges.

Mr. Pierini is a Certified Public Accountant specialized in Financial Administration from Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahia Blanca, Argentina. He holds a Master of Science Degree in International Trade from Universitá degli Studi di Roma III, Italy.