At IFC, Jacqueline overseas an international team responsible for raising funding for IFC’s advisory and investment operations; managing relationships; and structuring partnerships between IFC and its strategic partners, including sovereigns, multilaterals, foundations, corporations, and impact investors.
Prior to IFC, she served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the US government's development finance institution. Appointed by the White House, Jacqueline developed OPIC’s strategic relationships and helped manage its 250-person staff and operations. From 2009 to 2010, she also served as OPIC's Chief Financial Officer (CFO), managing the agency’s $83 million annual operating budget and $15 billion portfolio of debt finance and risk insurance project and corporate finance transactions in more than 105 emerging markets. Before joining OPIC, Jacqueline spent eight years at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), leading oversight of the budget, policy, programs, and management of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, OPIC, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Fund, and various programs at the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development. In 2004, on detail from OMB, Jacqueline served as principle economic advisor to Iraq’s Interim Deputy Prime Minister, Dr. Barham Salih, and the Iraqi Ministry of Finance. She has also worked at an internet trade finance company, African Development Bank, Technoserve, the Council on Foreign Relations, and Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising.
Jacqueline holds an M.I.A in finance and economic development from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a B.A. in political science and history from Colgate University.