holds a MBA in Finance from New York University. She has 30 years of international infrastructure finance transactional and advisory experience, having held senior positions in both the public and private sectors. With an investment banking background as a partner at a Wall Street firm (Corporate and Project Finance), she has mixed developmental and commercial work for the last 20 years. She has global experience in project finance, the use of guarantee products, PPPs, commercial and political risk analysis for projects in developed and developing countries, having closed transactions representing over USD 30 billion. Dianne has excellent knowledge of transactional, credit and capital markets issues worldwide; including in Anglophone and Francophone Africa, South and Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. She created and managed, as Vice President, the Project Finance Division of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Dianne is based in Washington DC.