Maria Diaz

Senior Manager

FABLE Consortium

Paris, France

Maria is the Manager of the FABLE (Food, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Land Use and Energy) Consortium, a global network of national research organizations developing national-scale food and land-use strategies aligned with global goals. With a passion for sustainable development, Maria supports FABLE's mission through policy outreach, global engagement, strategic communications, and partnership building in the science-policy interface.

Maria brings extensive experience in mobilizing diverse stakeholders towards sustainable development. Prior to joining SDSN, she served as Project Manager for the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation at the International Chamber of Commerce, where she facilitated public-private partnerships to support the implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement in developing and least developed countries.

During her tenure at the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS), as part of her role at Emerging Ag, Maria provided communications and public affairs services to the agri-food sector. At the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), she analyzed private sector involvement in global governance on food security and nutrition.

Maria holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the Central University of Venezuela and a master’s in international development from Sciences Po's Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA).