Maria Netto


Painel 3 – ESG

Maria recently took over as the head of the Institute for Climate and Society, after leaving the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), where she was a principal specialist. At both the IDB and the New Development Bank, where she was head of the financial institutions division, she worked on the development of innovative financing programs and strategies to promote private sector investments in low-carbon and resilient projects. Previously, she worked at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). She also served for more than ten years at the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). She holds a master’s degree in economics from the Geneva Institute of International Studies.