MC3 Sustainability Consulting
Mariángeles combines her deep finance background with extensive experience as an independent consultant in sustainable finance in Latin America. For the last 14 years she has focused her attention on the business case of sustainability for financial institutions. She applies her knowledge of best international standards for environmental and social risk management of projects, to advise and train financial institutions in the design and implementation of environmental and social risk management policies, systems and tools. She has developed tools, content and facilitated numerous trainings (online and face-to-face) about environmental and social risk management, green homes and energy efficiency financing.
She launched her career as a banker in Colombia and after 12 years of working in commercial banking, investment banking, private equity and project finance, she became an independent consultant. Her financial sector experience includes working at Suleasing Internacional (Bancolombia Group), IFC and UBS. As an independent consultant she has advised multiple financial institutions in the region including multilaterals like IDB, IIC and CAF.
Knowledge Areas & Expertise: Latin America and the Caribbean; Financial sector; Environmental and social risk management; Credit risk; E&S risk management training; IFC Performance Standards; Green Credit; Energy efficiency for building; Green housing; Cleaner production and technology; Socially Responsible Investing
Skills: Policy development; Procedures development; Face-to-face training; Online training; Workshop facilitation; Research; Project management; Advising.
Languages: English, Spanish, Italian (conversational)
Regional experience: Latin America and the Caribbean, South Korea
Master of Science in Finance from Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
Special Studies in Administration and Management, Harvard University Extension School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga, Colombia
Location: Washington D.C., USA