CONTRIBUTORS Mary Porter Peschka

Mary is the Director of IFC’s Cross-Cutting Advisory Solutions Department. Previously, she was IFC’s Regional Head of Advisory Services in Latin America & the Caribbean and IFC’s Head of Sustainable Business Advisory in the Middle East & North Africa. She also led a task force on IFC’s operations in fragile and conflict-affected countries. Before joining IFC, Mary held various positions in the public and private sectors, including serving as a Partner in Market Access International, Inc., a global consulting firm; as Investor Relations Manager for the St. Genevieve Group, a group of international mining companies; and as a Trade & Investment Advisor for the US Agency for International Development. Mary holds an MSc in Anthropology & Development from the London School of Economics & Political Science, an MBA from the University of Oxford, a BA in International Affairs from the George Washington University, and an Executive Business Certificate in International Finance & Global Markets from Georgetown University.

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