Maria Florencia Attademo-Hirt, an Argentinian and Italian citizen, is the General Manager of the Southern Cone Department (CSC) of the Inter-American Development Bank as of June 16, 2021 and the Representative of the IDB Group in Chile since April 1, 2021. Previously, she was IDB Group Representative in Paraguay (July 2018 - March 2021) and The Bahamas (August 2015 - June 2018).
As Country Representative, her responsibilities encompass all IDB Group projects and activities in the country, including country dialogue, public sector loans and grants, private sector financing, knowledge products, and relationship and collaboration with civil society and academia.
She holds a J.D. from the Universidad Nacional del Litoral, in Argentina, and an LL.M. from the University of Chicago Law School, was a Fulbright Scholar, and is admitted to the bar in Buenos Aires and New York
Mr. Roberto Manrique is Principal Advisor in the Southern Cone Country Department. Previously, he was the IDB Group. Representative in Mexico and the Head of the Special Group for the Modernization of the Environmental and Social Policies of the IDB Group. He also served as Principal Advisor in the Office of the Presidency, and Senior Advisor in the Office of the Executive Vice President and in the Institutions for Development Sector. Over his career at the IDB, he has led the design and execution of policy-based and investment operations, managed institutional funds for technical cooperation, and led policy dialogues. Mr. Manrique was appointed as an Internal Member to the IDB Group Sanctions Committee and named its Vice-Chairperson in June 2020. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Wayne State University, where he completed his doctoral studies.
Morgan Doyle is the IDB representative in Brazil, overseeing the Bank's programming and dialogue with the country. During his 23 years of career at the IDB, he was representative in Uruguay (2017-2020), Ecuador (2013-2017), and was Senior Advisor of the Vice-presidency of Sectors and Knowledge. He has led several operations in the financial sector, working with key public sector agencies involved in financing living and supporting small and medium-sized businesses. He holds a degree and a Masters degree from the University of Brown in International Development and has received several academic honors, including a Fulbright scholarship and a research scholarship from the Inter-American Foundation (IAF).
Adriana La Valley
Mrs. Valley has more than two decades of global experience in financing development. She has worked in several projects in the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit in Mexico, where she was responsible for the negotiation of international financing for national infrastructure projects. She is a lawyer and holds a Master’s in Corporate Law and Financial Banking Law for the development of the American University and the London School of Economics, respectively.