Independent Board Member of Bancolombia; Managing Partner, Global Outcomes LLC
Silvina Vatnick is a Managing Partner at Global Outcomes, a Strategic Advisory firm based in Washington DC and Buenos Aires. She is an Independent Board Member of Bancolombia, the largest financial services group in Colombia with operations throughout Central America. She is also a Financial Stability Adviser to the United States Treasury Department, Office of Technical Assistance. She participates actively in selected international fora (including G20, OECD and UN institutions) on global issues ranging from international financial architecture to SDGs and ESG with a particular focus on the emerging economies’ perspective. She has been the President and Co-founder of the Center for Financial Stability (CEF) an independent think tank for the Latin American Region. She served as Senior Advisor to the Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina during the financial crisis of 2002 and to the Vice-Minister of Economy. She was a Board Member of Caja de Valores, Argentina’s Custodian and Central Depository, and Hidroeléctrica Piedra del Águila. She is a Member of Women Company Directors (WCD).
As a career officer at the World Bank, she worked in Russia during the post-crisis financial reform, negotiated economic reforms in the former Soviet Union and advised on the debt rescheduling of Brazil, Venezuela and Nigeria.
She studied Economics at the University of Buenos Aires and CEMA and did her PhD studies in Macroeconomics and International Finance at Columbia University. She also received an Advanced degree in Finance and Management of Financial Institutions from the Stern School at New York University.
Founder, Director, Co-author ‘Thinking the Unthinkable’; Main Presenter, BBC World News 1996-2014