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Daniel Ortega Nieto

Advisor / Operations Officer, Saúde Criança / World Bank Group


Daniel Ortega Nieto is an Advisor for Saude Crianca. He is also an Operations Officer at the World Bank Group working with the Science of Delivery Team. In this capacity he provides technical support to operations and leads the Delivery Challenge Initiative. He leads a team that is developing DeCODE, an evidence-based system that uses historical data to help anticipate delivery challenges, and which also connects practitioners and relevant knowledge products.

Prior to joining the World Bank he was an advisor to the Mexican Vice‐Minister for Foreign Affairs and consulted for the Inter‐American Development Bank, as well as the governments of Brazil, Mexico, and the United States. He has conducted research at Harvard University, the Institut d ́Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), and the Hague Academy of International Law. Mr. Ortega Nieto received his B.A. from El Colegio de México, a M.P.P. from Georgetown University, and a M.Sc. in development management from the London School of Economics and Political Science (Chevening Scholar), and Ph.D. from Georgetown University (Fulbright Scholar).