Mary is the Director of Advisory Solutions at IFC, a member of the World Bank Group and the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Advisory Solutions manages and delivers expertise and programs which are cross-cutting in nature. These include helping clients develop competitive, clean, high-quality and affordable energy solutions; working with clients to enhance the performance of SMEs in their value chains, as well as strengthening SME performance at a market and sector level in Fragile States; and supporting national and municipal governments to design and implement public-private partnerships to improve public access to electricity, water and sanitation, roads, health, and education.
Mary joined IFC in 2004, and has previously served as Regional Head of Advisory Services in Latin America & the Caribbean and Head of Sustainable Business Advisory in the Middle East & North Africa. Prior to joining IFC, Mary held various positions in the public and private sectors, including: Market Access International, an economic development consulting firm; St. Genevieve Group, a group of international mining companies; and the US Agency for International Development.
Mary holds a Bachelor’s degree from George Washington, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from the University of Oxford.