Tatiana Alonso

Senior Financial Sector Specialist

Tatiana Alonso has over 15 years of experience in the fields of public policy and financial regulation, with a focus on assessing and developing policy frameworks that enable stable, efficient, and inclusive financial systems. A member of CGAP’s Fostering Responsible Enabling Ecosystems Pillar, she currently leads work on gender disaggregated data and participates to CGAP’s work on climate change, crisis response, and regulatory architecture.

A Senior Economist from Bank of Spain by profession, Tatiana worked as a Senior Financial Sector Specialist in the World Bank from 2018 to 2022, where she supported the IMF-WB joint FSAP program, the Bank’s representation in the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and, more broadly, the Bank’s global engagement advocating for EMDEs in financial policy matters. She also worked for over a decade in the private sector (BBVA, NERA).

Tatiana holds a MSc degree in Economics and Finance from CEMFI, a Master’s Degree in Economics of Energy from Universidad Carlos III, and a B.A in Economics from Pompeu Fabra University. She has published research papers and other analytical pieces in several journals and public platforms. She is based in Paris and speaks Spanish and Catalan (native), English, French and Italian.

By Tatiana Alonso


Supply-Side Gender Data is a Game Changer for Financial Inclusion

Gender-disaggregated data is the cornerstone for designing strategies and interventions that not only help increase women’s use of financial services to be more resilient and prosperous but also empower them to be stronger market players.

Supply-Side Gender Disaggregated Data for Advancing Financial Inclusion: Insights and Areas for Further Research

Gender data is key for unlocking the potential of financial inclusion. This report explores the ways supply-side gender-disaggregated data (S-GDD) is being used to inform financial policies and strategies that seek to intentionally apply a gender lens.