Mary Porter Peschka
Global Acting Director, Advisory Services
Mary is currently serving as both Regional Head for IFC’s Advisory Services in Latin America & the Caribbean and as Global Acting Director Sustainable Business Advisory. Previously, she was responsible for IFC’s Sustainable Business Advisory in the Middle East & North Africa and led a task force on IFC’s operations in fragile and conflict-affected countries. Before joining IFC, Mary held various positions in the public and private sectors, including serving as a Partner in Market Access International, Inc., a women-owned consulting firm; as Investor Relations Manager for the St. Genevieve Group, a group of international mining companies; and as a Trade & Investment Advisor for the US Agency for International Development. Mary holds an MSc in Anthropology & Development from the London School of Economics & Political Science, an MBA from the University of Oxford, and a BA in International Affairs from the George Washington University. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
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