Isabel Ortiz

Isabel Ortiz

Isabel Ortiz

Director of Social Protection at the International Labour Organization (ILO)

Earlier she was the Director of the Global Social Justice Program at Joseph Stiglitz’s Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University (2012-13), Associate Director of Policy at UNICEF (2009-12), and senior official at the United Nations DESA (2005-09) and at the Asian Development Bank (1995-2003), among other positions. She has worked in more than 50 countries, providing advisory services to governments and development institutions. Isabel Ortiz has a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics, and has written more than 50 publications translated in several languages.