About me

2018 -
Senior Strategy Officer
International Finance Corporation - Washington, DC
Latin America and the Caribbean Region

• Oversees a team that monitors the economic and political situation in LAC countries
• Task Team Leader (TTL) for Peru Country Private Sector Diagnostic (CPSD) and team member covering manufacturing for Honduras CPSD
• Co-leads Systematic Country Diagnostics (Mexico, Guyana, El Salvador) and Country Partnership Frameworks (Mexico, Argentina, Dominican Republic) in close coordination with World Bank counterparts
• Coordinates the production of country context and development challenges sections of IFC strategies in LAC
• Provides macroeconomic sections for project documents and advises teams on issues of strategic fit
• Provides input and feedback to the Independent Evaluation Group on relevant evaluation notes and reports

2015 - 2018
Senior Results Management Specialist
Asian Development Bank - Manila
Private Sector Operations Department

• Headed Development Effectiveness Unit
• Managed ADB’s Corporate Results Framework for Private Sector Operations
• Led the implementation of a US$1.2m Technical Assistance Facility to support research into development effectiveness issues
• Prepared economic cost-benefit analyses for lending and equity projects
• Prepared economics and results section for project completion reports
• Served as PSOD focal point for ADB’s Scorecard on structure, indicator definitions and data`
• Authored PSOD’s Development Effectiveness Report for Private Sector Operations (2015, 2016, 2017)
• Represented ADB and PSOD in various working groups of International Finance Institutions including Value for Money, Mobilization, Additionality and Managing for Development Results

2010 - 2015
Results Measurement Specialist
International Finance Corporation - Washington, DC
Global Economics and Strategy Department

Oversaw the operation and continuous improvement of IFC’s Development Outcome Tracking System (DOTS) including indicator definitions and the introduction of analytics, reporting and data visualization tools
Led the IFC Development Goals initiative; developed and implemented methodologies for development outcome targets for IFC’s operational areas
Developed evidence-based outcome metrics for all IFC sectors including new IFC business areas such as off-grid energy, data centers, financial infrastructure, or medical device manufacturing
Co-led the design of the WBG Corporate Score Card that expresses strategic priorities as performance-based indicators for development results in line with the emerging Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Analyzed IFC’s development data and produced complex reports for internal and external stakeholders
Initiated and led an indicator harmonization initiative with other International Finance Institution

2006 - 2010
Infrastructure Specialist
World Bank - Washington, DC
Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid

• Built and managed a monitoring and evaluation team to support management and donors
• Developed an evaluation plan including 6 rigorous impact evaluation studies (total budget US$1.1m)
• Co-authored a book and authored an IDA 15 Mid-Term Review Paper on the effectiveness of OBA
• Authored project assessments, lessons learned documents, thematic reviews and Project Completion Reports
• Developed a methodology for financial and economic cost-benefit-analysis and oversaw its application
• Developed and oversaw the implementation of six investment projects in infrastructure and social sectors.

Work experience

Other work experience

• German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development – Cooperation with the Private Sector Division, Fellow – Bonn, Germany
• IPC GmbH / Banco Los Andes ProCredit, Consultant – Santa Cruz, Bolivia
• Bankakademie International, Intern – Frankfurt, Germany
• Dresdner Bank Luxembourg S.A. (Risk Management Department), Intern – Luxembourg
• Asociación de Scouts de Bolivia, Civilian Service – Cochabamba, Bolivia