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Laura Profeta

Chief, Office of Institutional Integrity

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Laura Profeta was appointed Chief of the Office of Institutional Integrity (OII) as of July 1, 2018, after having served as Acting Chief since June 1, 2017.  Prior to joining OII, she worked in the IDB’s Legal Department, most recently as Chief Counsel for Sovereign Guaranteed Operations and previously as a Project Attorney and a Supervising Attorney for Central America and Mexico, and for the Andean and Caribbean countries, respectively.  Before joining the IDB, she was an Associate specializing in international trade and transactions at Bryan, Cave, McPheeters and McRoberts in Washington, D.C.  Laura is a graduate of Tulane University School of Law, holds a B.A. in Latin American Studies and Spanish from the University of Colorado, and studied at the University of Seville in Spain. She is a past member of the Steering Committee of the International Law Section of the D.C. Bar, the Board of Directors of the IDB-IIC Federal Credit Union, and the Governing Board of the International Financial Services Group, LLC.