Marinelly Diaz Saporiti

Managing Director, Latin America and Africa, Spain

Passionate about global development issues, particularly inequality, Marinelly has over 20 years of experience developing and implementing public policy strategies for leading technology and consumer products companies, like Meta (Facebook) and Empresas Polar, and has worked with governments and nonprofits

A lawyer by training, her expertise includes regulation, advocacy, cross-sector partnerships, and programs across economic development, gender equality, digital literacy, and metaverse technologies for developing markets. Marinelly is currently Pearl Consulting’s Managing Director for Latin America and Africa, leading teams across Mexico, Brasil, Argentina and Nigeria.

Originally from Venezuela, Marinelly comes from an Italian family that migrated to Caracas in the 1950s, which is why she loves food, wine and family above all. She’s fluent in Spanish, Italian and English, and is studying Portuguese.

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