Catalina was a program assistant in the CGD Europe office. Catalina worked on results-based initiatives - including Development Impact Bonds, alongside Rita Perakis and Owen Barder. She also organized CGD Europe events. Catalina has a BA in European Studies (German) from King's College London and an MSc in Political Economy of Late Development from the LSE. Prior to joining CGD Europe, she worked for the Inter-American Development Bank and prior to that, for a non-profit in Peru and for the European Research Council.