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Ana María Rodríguez-Ortiz

Vice President for Sectors and Knowledge


Ana María Rodríguez-Ortiz serves as Vice President of Sectors and Knowledge since January 2019 was Manager of the Institutions for Development Department (IFD) since February 2011 until December 2018. She previously served as Manager of the Andean Country Group. Since joining the Bank in 1991, Mrs. Rodríguez-Ortiz has occupied several positions, including Senior Advisor to the Office of the Presidency from May to December 2010, and IDB’s Country Representative in Peru from July 2007 to April 2010. She has also been Chief Advisor to the Executive Vice Presidency; Chief of the Finance and Basic Infrastructure Division of the Regional Operations Department; Chief of the Country Division for Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela; and Technical Advisor to the Executive Vice Presidency. Prior to working at the IDB, she served as Economic Advisor to the President of the National Banking Association in Colombia, worked at Banco de la República (Colombian Central Bank) and at the Banco Central Hipotecario of Colombia.

Mrs. Rodriguez-Ortiz, a Colombian citizen, holds a Master of Arts in Development Economics from Williams College in Massachusetts and a degree in Economics from Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá.