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Karla Brom

Karla Brom

Independent Consultant

Ms. Brom is an international development and finance expert with over 25 years of experience. She has been advising and training on the topic of risk management and governance for microfinance institutions (MFIs) since 2001, working with global networks (Accion, WWB, Mercy Corps, MEDA, Grameen Foundation, SEEP), investment funds (EFSE, Oikocredit), and multilateral agencies (ADA, IFC, CGAP, EBRD) and their MFI partners.  Prior to her work in microfinance she was a Senior VP in risk management at Citigroup for 7 years, where her responsibilities included risk management oversight of Citigroup’s 23 branches in Latin America. She is an independent director and member of the risk committee of FINCA Nicaragua, a microfinance institution based in Managua. Prior to her work with Citigroup, Ms. Brom worked on privatization and financial sector reform in CEE/FSU and as a rating analyst rating structured transactions for Moody's.

Ms. Brom received her BA from Wellesley College and her MA in International Relations from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.  Her languages are French (advanced) and Spanish (basic).

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