Associate Research Manager

Catalina currently manages a portfolio of projects in the education, early childhood development, and migration sectors. She has also led projects related to socio-emotional skill development, entrepreneurship, illegal mining, unconditional cash transfers, and financial education. Catalina is a co-founder of ConsultIPA. Prior to joining IPA, she worked as an Advisor in the Colombian Ministry of Technology, guiding the development and implementation of international cooperation ICT-related projects across Colombia. Catalina holds an MSc in Applied Economics from Universidad de los Andes, a BS in Finance from Universidad Externado de Colombia, and a BA in International Relations from the International University in Geneva.