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Elizabeth Dougherty

General Manager a.i., Human Resources Department


Elizabeth Dougherty, a citizen of the United States was designated interim HRD General Manager effective September 24, 2022.  

In her additional capacity as Chief of the Compensation, Benefits, and HR Services Division, she has led the approval and implementation of an update to the Total Rewards Framework, streamlining and modernizing of benefits, and the evolution of the HR Services center for benefits and hiring administration.  Prior to joining the IDB in 2012, Elizabeth had over 25 years of demonstrated experience, leading teams and driving organizational change through strategy and the design of total rewards programs in multi-cultural environments.  

From 1998-2012 she worked at Towers Watson, serving as a senior consultant, client leader, and manager for large-scale reward and performance projects across industry sectors for both domestic and international clients.

Ms. Dougherty holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Robert H. Smith School of Business of the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a dual emphasis in Spanish and Business, from the University of Pittsburgh.