Vice President, Latin America & Caribbean, and Europe & Central Asia, IFC
Georgina Baker is IFC’s Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean, and Europe and Central Asia. In this role, she is responsible for a committed portfolio of nearly US$30 billion comprising a wide range projects aimed at improving lives of people across these regions and promoting private sector led development.
With deep expertise and a distinguished track record in global development finance and capital markets, Ms. Baker spearheaded the launch of several cutting-edge initiatives at IFC, including the flagship Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP), and the Managed Co-lending Portfolio Program (MCPP), an innovative platform that helps mobilize funding from investors alongside IFC. Prior to becoming Vice President, Ms. Baker held dual responsibilities as Director of Syndications and Deputy Treasurer, based in London, where she headed Treasury Operations for Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. Before joining IFC, Ms. Baker worked in the United Kingdom and Indonesia as a mechanical engineer. She holds an MBA from the London Business School.