Maria del Camino Hurtado joined the World Bank Group in 2009, and has held several operational positions in the Latin America and Caribbean region before joining the Science of Delivery team. She has extensive operational experience in the design and implementation of lending and non-lending operations in the areas of Public Sector Reform and Governance, spanning regulatory reform, Justice System reform, public expenditure reviews, and citizen security. Later, as a member of the Central America Country Management Unit, she worked directly with country clients on operational issues, supported portfolio management and monitoring, and provided operational advice to World Bank teams. Prior to joining the World Bank, Ms. Hurtado worked as a corporate lawyer in Spanish and international firms Garrigues and Hogan-Lovells, later joining the Permanent Observer Mission of Spain to the Organization of American States and the Economic and Commercial Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C. Ms. Hurtado holds a JD in Law and a BS in Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid, and an MSc in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.
At the World Bank, Ms. Hurtado's work involves engaging with Global Practices and Regions to mainstream Science of Delivery in operations, as well as leading training and knowledge sharing activities.
Role in GDI
Ms. Hurtado co-leads the Action Committee on Capacity Building for Adaptive Implementation Knowledge Capture, and works on delivery of Learning Programs.