Catherine supports Latin America and Caribbean team with Validations and improvements to EITI implementation in the region. She also focuses on issues related to beneficial ownership disclosure and opening up of state-owned enterprises.
Prior to joining the EITI Secretariat, Catherine worked as Financial Consultant for the Finance and Markets Integrity Global Practice at the World Bank. Her expertise has been centered in anti-money laundering policies, public asset disclosure procedures, prevention and management of conflicts of interest, and beneficial ownership transparency. In the past, Catherine has worked with several institutions on anti-corruption matters. She has been the Publication Manager for the U4 Anti-corruption Resource Centre, Financial Transparency Consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank, and a clerk to Public Defender’s office in her home town of Buenos Aires.
Catherine holds a Law degree from the University of San Andrés (Argentina), a Masters of Laws (LL.M.) from Yale Law School, and was distinguished with a Fulbright award for a Young Leaders program at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst). Her personal interests include art, traveling, and sharing “mates” – the argentine infusion – with friends around the world.