Senior Manager, Financial Institutions Group - IFC
Manuela is Senior Manager in the Financial Institutions Group at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector development in developing countries. Manuela joined IFC in 2015 and the World Bank Group in 2011.
Prior to joining WBG, Manuela was the Chief Operating Officer for the US operations of Westpac Banking Corporation, one of the major banks in Australia. She worked in London, Sydney and New York, leading Westpac’s implementation of key strategic new business initiatives in the Northern Hemisphere.
Manuela holds a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of London and an EMBA in Finance from the New York University’s Leonard Stern School of Business. She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.