Mariana Prado Noya

Mariana Prado Noya is Secretariat and Institutional Relations Director of FONPLATA – Development Bank since February 2022.

Most of her professional experience is in the government sector. She worked at the Ministry of Labor and the Ministry of Public Work, Services, and Housing. She chaired the Board of Directors of Boliviana de Aviación (BoA) and was Chief of Staff of the Vice-Presidency of the Plurinational State of Bolivia. She has also served in international organizations, such as Terre des Hommes Suisse, GIZ, FONPLATA, and ILO.

In 2017, she was appointed Minister of Development Planning of Bolivia for a three-year term.

Prado, a Bolivian citizen, holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the Bolivian Catholic University “San Pablo”, a Master's degree in Governance and Public Management from the Ortega y Gasset Institute of the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain), as well as a diploma in French Language and Civilization from the Sorbonne University – Paris IV (France).