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- B.A., Finance and International Affairs, Universidad Externado, Colombia
- M.A., International Economics (Honors), The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University
- Ph.D., International Economics and Energy (Candidate), SAIS, Johns Hopkins University
- International Arbitration
- Expert Testimony
- Economic Consulting
- Public Policy
- Energy, Power & Products
- Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT)
Liliana Diaz is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting based in Washington D.C. and a member of the Economic Consulting practice where she serves as an expert and advisor for energy companies, investors and sovereigns.
Ms. Diaz brings commercial and technical experience in the global energy industry, with a focus in emerging markets. Her expertise encompasses a wide array of energy industries including oil and gas, unconventional fossil fuels, liquefied natural gas (LNG), renewables, power generation and transmission and energy efficiency. For the past nine years, Ms. Diaz has worked in energy related engagements in North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Her engagements have included economic and commercial analysis, regulatory and market assessments, cross-border and local due diligence, strategic investment, international carbon credit assessment, asset valuation, and dispute resolution expert opinions.
Ms. Diaz has significant experience in complex energy disputes. Ms. Diaz has participated in numerous international and domestic energy disputes providing industry and valuation expert advisory services for ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC arbitral proceedings as well as U.S. and foreign local courts. She has provided causation, economic, regulatory and financial analysis as well as damage analysis and quantification for commercial and investment disputes. Her work in this area has spanned four continents covering issues such as regulatory change, market pricing for oil, natural gas, LNG and liquid fuels, industrial policy, emerging technology development, nuclear spent fuel management and liability in natural disasters. Some of her recent engagements include a damages assessment for the first fresh water offshore wind project in North America and industry opinions for commercial and investment arbitrations related to feed gas for LNG terminals and industrial operations.
Her interests include the development of energy sources and markets. In 2012, Ms. Diaz presented on lessons to be learned from international ventures at the Department of Energy’s Biomass 2012 conference. In 2015, in representation of the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI), where she served as research fellow, she presented on issues of energy security, integration and ideas at the Regional Energy Integration: geopolitical and climate challenges conference in Brasilia. In 2015, she also presented on global LNG trends and the impact of the North American shale gas revolution at a natural gas workshop co-hosted by the Inter-American Dialogue and the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Diaz is a Ph.D. candidate and an adjunct professor at The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University in Washington D.C., lecturing on energy policy and markets in the Americas. She holds a M.A. in International Economics (with honors) from SAIS and a B.A. in Finance and International Affairs from Universidad Externado in Colombia. She is fluent in English, Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.