Corinne Cathala is currently a Lead Water and Sanitation Specialist in the Water and Sanitation division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). She began her career in 1996 as an Investment Officer, identifying and structuring senior debt project financing for private sector infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. Since 2001, Corinne has been leading operations and collaborating on the design and execution of water and sanitation projects in the region. Prior to joining the IDB, Corinne worked at the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank, as an Investment analyst and worked on the rating of the IFC loan and equity portfolio. Corinne earned and M.B.A in international finance from the George Washington University in 1994.