Procurement Specialist, IDB

Adriana Salazar is a Procurement Specialist at the Operations Financial Management and Procurement Services Office at the Inter-American Development Bank. She has 14 years of experience in the analysis, design and implementation of public policy with expertise on public investment, project economic appraisal, energy infrastructure, social policy, public procurement, and sustainability. Prior to the IDB she collaborated with the Mexican Federal Government as Director of Economic Studies at the Public Procurement Unit where she worked on the design and implementation of the new public procurement system, winner of the United Nations Public Service Awards. She was also Deputy Director of investment projects in energy as an expert on socio-economic evaluation and Deputy Director of Public-Private Partnerships for energy infrastructure in the Ministry of Finance. Adriana graduated with honors in economics from the Monterrey Technologic Institute in Mexico with complementary studies in Örebro University in Sweden and Yale University in the United States as well as specialization courses in Harvard Extension School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She holds a master’s in Public Administration and Social Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.