Lena Diesing has been a policy analyst for public procurement at the OECD Directorate for Public Governance since 2016. Lena has been working on the revision of the Methodology for Assessing Procurement Systems since 2015, as well as public procurement reviews of OECD countries and beyond. Throughout her career, Lena has been passionate about making sure money is spent to achieve value for money: Previously, Lena worked in the United States’ financial industry, conducting due diligence reviews for a risk management firm in the context of money laundering prevention and countering the financing of terrorism. More recently, Lena worked for the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee on the nexus of development policy and corruption, money laundering, and organised crime. Lena holds a Master of Arts in International Economics and International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).