Diego works primarily on The Development Corridors Partnership project where he is co-leading on activities related to GIS analyses, data collection and scientific research, capacity building, and biodiversity policy. The project uses a capacity-building approach to examine proposed investment corridors in Kenya and Tanzania and assess how they can be designed to deliver sustainable, inclusive, and resilient economic growth.
Diego has over fifteen years' experience in project and budget management and coordination, spatial planning, biodiversity policy indicator development, biodiversity risk assessments, and database management. As a biodiversity specialist, Diego has worked for IUCN on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species and Key Biodiversity Areas, and for UNEP-WCMC on the World Database on Protected Areas. He has also advised companies on biodiversity management as a consultant at The Biodiversity Consultancy. Since 2011, he has led or contributed to over twenty technical and policy reports and scientific papers.