Diego Aulestia

Chief of the Human Settlements Unit
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL)

Chief of the Human Settlements Unit of CEPAL. Former Minister of Urban Development and Housing, Executive President of the Development Bank of Ecuador, Permanent Representative of Ecuador to Economic Organizations based in Geneva, and Senior Executive at CAF (Development Bank of Latin America). He holds Master's Degrees in Economics, Economic History and Latin American Affairs and a Higher Diploma in Urban Studies. He is Senior Associate at the Great Cities Institute (University of Illinois at Chicago) and Professor at the Universidad de los Hemisferios (Ecuador).