Meritxell Martinez


Meritxell works as a consultant with CGAP. Prior to that, she interned with the IFMR Trust in India and with UNICEF Benin, where she led a qualitative evaluation of a microcredit initiative targeting women. She also worked for the European Commission in Albania for two years and spent two more years working with the World Bank on human development in Washington D.C. Meritxell holds an MPA from Harvard’s Kennedy School, where she specialized in international development and the analysis of policies and institutions. She completed a one-year degree in international trade at Solvay Business School, the College of Europe in Poland, and attained a bachelor's degree in political science from Pompeu Fabra University. She is fluent in Spanish, Catalan, French, and English and has rudimentary skills in Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and German.