International Financial Consulting
DIANA SMALLRIDGE is President of International Financial Consulting, a firm she founded in 2000. Diana has worked with multilateral, bilateral and national development banks, agencies, institutions and governments around the world in some 70 countries. Diana’s primary focal areas are institutional strategy, performance evaluation, and governance. She has an excellent network, accessing senior leaders throughout the world to identify best practice approaches to complex development and climate finance challenges. She has won recognition as a pioneering thinker and advisor on climate finance and development finance issues and is a sought-after guest speaker, facilitator and chair in workshops and conferences around the world. She has published extensively on climate finance. Diana has worked with the Inter-American Development Bank on numerous occasions, including developing the Guidebook on Climate Risk for National Development Banks. She developed the Full Potential© strategic planning methodology which is applied in projects worldwide, as well as the Health Diagnostic Tool© to measure the overall performance of financial institutions with a development mandate. She holds a M.A. Economics from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.