Lena Diesing is from Germany. She is an expert on public procurement and integrity. Lena has been working on different aspects of public procurement as part of her role as policy analyst at the OECD, including the Methodology for Assessing Procurement Systems (MAPS), reviews of OECD countries and beyond.
In this work, she has focussed on sustainable procurement and professionalization of procurers. Throughout her career, Lena has been passionate about making sure money is spent to achieve value for money: Previously, Lena worked in the financial industry, conducting due diligence reviews for a risk management firm. More recently, Lena worked for the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee on the nexus of development and “dirty money” earned with corruption, fraud or crime. Lena holds a Master’s degree in International Economics and International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.