Mafalda Duarte

Manager Climate Investment Funds

Mafalda Duarte is the Manager for the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and leads the development of policies and practices to achieve the CIF’s objectives.

She provides strategy, oversight and guidance on all aspects of the CIF and manages relationships with senior stakeholders at the national, regional and global level including within international financial institutions.  She represents the CIF at high-level fora including CoPs, Annual and Spring Meetings of multilateral development banks, SE4All and others.  She is also the CIF’s chief spokesperson and has been quoted in The Guardian, The Washington Post, NY Times, Associated Press and countless other media outlets.

Previously, Mafalda worked for the African Development Bank and the World Bank, responsible for large climate-related portfolios, and served as an advisor to the Government of Mozambique.