Unit Chief, Environmental and Social Risk Management
Christel is currently the Chief of the Environmental and Social Risk Management Unit in the Office of Risk Management of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). In this capacity, she is responsible for environmental and social risk management oversight, quality assurance and portfolio monitoring and reporting for the IDB. Christel has experience working in the private sector, NGOs and the IDB for which she has been working since 2005. Her technical expertise includes portfolio, project, and risk management, digital transformation, as well as financial and human capital management. Christel holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Economics and Public Administration from the University of Bordeaux IV in France, as well as a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Houston, Clear Lake, Texas, USA. Christel is fluent in five languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Kriolu (Cape Verde).