Loreto Setien joined the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) in 2016. Prior to joining OVE, Loreto spent three years working for the Gender and Diversity Division also at the IDB.
Before joining the Bank, she worked as a journalist for different Spanish newspapers, for example El País, and was the communications responsible in local and regional Governments in Spain.
She holds a B.A. in English Philology from Oviedo University (Spain), a Diploma of Higher Education in Humanities from Ulster University (United Kingdom), and a Master in Journalism from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and El País Newspaper Journalist School (Spain).