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Esteban Diez Roux

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Principal Transport Specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank

Full Biography

Esteban Diez Roux is a Principal Transport Specialist in the Transport Division at the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) in Washington DC with over 30 years’ experience in the transport sector. He leads multidisciplinary project teams in the promotion, development and execution of transportation projects in Latin America and provides technical and policy advice to IADB member countries. Diez Roux has specialized in the areas of ports and freight logistics, air transport, road safety and transport economics. He presently coordinates all knowledge and research activities of the Transport Division of the IADB. A native of Argentina, He has worked in the public and private sectors in Argentina and the US. Prior to joining the IDB, he worked as an international transport consultant for a large US consulting firm and as an international commodity trader for a large multinational trading firm. He holds a civil engineering degree with a specialization in transport and completed graduate studies in port engineering in the Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina and received a MS and PhD in Transportation Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.