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EXR

Office of External Relations

WHAT WE DO

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Federico Basañes

Manager, Office of External Relations

The Office of External Relations (EXR) heads all external and internal strategic communications for the Bank, including corporate communications and positioning, branding, content and message development, stakeholder and media relations, risk/crisis management communications, and development communications, as well as communications in support of partnership-building and the IDB’s social responsibility platform.

The Office of External Relations serves as the principal advisory unit to the President on communications. The Office is responsible for managing the Bank’s image and helping position the institution in traditional and non-traditional national and international media; develop crisis management strategies; plan regional media outreach efforts; manage the IDB website; provide communications support to Vice Presidencies and Departments; ensure the quality control and publication of all books that originate in the Board of Governors, Board of Executive Directors, Office of the Presidency, Office of the Executive Vice President, and EXR itself; and manage the Bank’s cultural programs.

CSO TEAM

Name Office in
Zaldivar Peralta, Trinidad (Div Chief Cultrl Sol CreatAff) Washington D.C.
Agusti, Elba Washington D.C.
Aranda Mercado, Barbara Washington D.C.
Casciano, Marina Fongaro Washington D.C.
Dangond Gibsone, Silvia Washington D.C.
Flores Trejo, Helga C. Washington D.C.
Goldman, Jonathan Paul Washington D.C.
Guerra, M.Soledad Washington D.C.
Koss, Fabian Andres Washington D.C.
Le Gendre, Gabrielle Jade Shanice Washington D.C.
Luzardo Gutierrez, Alejandra A. Washington D.C.
Martinez-Freyssinier, Gerardo Washington D.C.
Pena Hernandez, Natalia Washington D.C.
Prada, Eliana Washington D.C.
Reyes Restrepo, Manuela Washington D.C.
Santamaria Hernandez, Esteban Washington D.C.
Simon, Luis Alejandro Washington D.C.
Soto Mario, Alessandra Beatriz Washington D.C.
Suarez, Elena M. Washington D.C.
Valenti Lopez, Paolo Washington D.C.

CMG TEAM

Name Office in
Constance, Paul Raymond (Div Chief Communications Mgmt) Washington D.C.
Alvarez Hernandez, Oscar Washington D.C.
Alvarez-Rodriguez, Isabel M. Washington D.C.
Arguello, Nevardo Javier Washington D.C.
Ayala Quintero, Carlos Alfredo Washington D.C.
Bachelet, Pablo A. Washington D.C.
Barton, Christopher Washington D.C.
Bate, Peter Washington D.C.
Borges de Padua Goulart Janaina Washington D.C.
Cabral, Anna E. Washington D.C.
Caceres Padron, Agustin Washington D.C.
Calderon Machicado, Claudia Washington D.C.
Cardona Mendez, Darwin Washington D.C.
Creixems Garriga, Jaime Antonio Washington D.C.
Delgado Marin, Giselle Washington D.C.
Escudero, Ana Lucia Washington D.C.
Estrada, Claudia Washington D.C.
Ferriter, John P. Washington D.C.
Funez, Angela Washington D.C.
Garcia Plata, Gabriel Antonio Washington D.C.
Garcia-Pertusa Morales, Rafael Washington D.C.
Gonzalez Fernandez, Sergio Alejandro Washington D.C.
Gonzalez Ginestet, Tomas Agustin Washington D.C.
Huntting, Kevin B Washington D.C.
Lobera, Jose Luis Washington D.C.
Manzano, Ma. Gador Washington D.C.
Martinez, Favio Washington D.C.
Nicaretta, Romina Tan Washington D.C.
Nolasco Moreno, Cristina Altair Washington D.C.
Nunez Benitez, Patricia Washington D.C.
Nunez Zelaya, Anamaria Washington D.C.
Ortega Carreno, Andrea Elizabeth Washington D.C.
Pacheco, L. Valeria Washington D.C.
Pauletti Pereira, Carlos Alberto Montevideo
Pedraglio, Arlette Marie Washington D.C.
Pena Lazaro, Daniela Andrea Washington D.C.
Perez Menendez, Angel Ramon Washington D.C.
Polini Rodriguez, Maria Fernanda Washington D.C.
Rivera, Mildred Washington D.C.
Segura, Carlos Washington D.C.
Smith, Geri Louise Washington D.C.
Subiza, Dolores Washington D.C.
Wanner, Zleste Anderson Washington D.C.

EXR TEAM

Name Office in
Fernandez Gomez Platero, Angelica Washington D.C.
Gallardo Montoya, Maria Lourdes Washington D.C.
Jacome Marchan, Juan Ignacio Washington D.C.
Perez Bolivar, Darrel Ignacio Washington D.C.
Ros, Luiz Washington D.C.