Maria Fernandez Vidal is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist with CGAP’s Policy pillar, where she leads work on platforms and digital data. She has also worked substantially on fintech and advanced analytics.
Before joining CGAP, Maria was a Senior Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company working in Latin America & the Caribbean and the US. At McKinsey, she served clients in the financial sector and the public and social sector on a broad range of topics including strategy, risk, operations and organization. Ms. Vidal previously worked at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Endeavor.
Maria holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with majors in strategic management and finance, and graduate and undergraduate degrees in economics from the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella.