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Malini Samtani

Malini is a Climate Change Specialist in the Advisory Division at IDB Invest. She coordinates internal strategic initiatives such as Paris alignment and the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), as well as advises financial institutions clients on integrating climate considerations in their portfolios. Prior to IDB Invest, she held positions as a Program Manager at the Pan American Development Foundation in Suriname and as a Senior Assistant at Deloitte’s Financial Audit Practice in Chicago. She graduated with a Master’s in Development Finance and Latin American Studies from SAIS- Johns Hopkins and a Bachelors in Accounting from Bentley University.

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