Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council (DIAC)



The FIDIC Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council (DIAC) (“the Committee”) is a working council of FIDIC appointed by the FIDIC Board, whose primary functions are to:

  • Promote inclusion and diversity for a sustainable, transparent and more profitable Engineering Industry.
  • Actively support wider representation and inclusion from more diverse groups as influencers in the Consulting Engineering industry.
  • Enhance diversity and inclusion by advocating why diversity and inclusion matters to business, what the benefits are and the most effective and practical measures to enhance diversity and inclusion.
  • Advise the FIDIC Board and Secretariat on all aspects of Diversity and Inclusion in the Consulting Engineering industry.
  • Advise the FIDIC Board and Secretariat on improving Diversity and Inclusion in FIDIC


Responsible FIDIC Board Members

James Mwangi

Primary responsibility

Alfredo Ingletti

Secondary responsibility



Michele Kruger

South Africa (Chair)

Joost Merema


Katharine Mottley


Italo Goyzueta

Federation Operations Director

Italo is FIDIC’s Federation Operations Director. Italo has more than 18 years’ work experience in various functions. He works with the FIDIC Board and CEO in the delivery of federation governance and membership business-related activities. He also plans, manages and provides operational support to FIDIC working committees, regional groups, the Directors and Secretaries Council, and Future Leaders groups.   


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