Ms. Deborah VORHIES is ICTSD’s Managing Director. She holds an MBA and earlier degrees in law and finance. Prior to joining ICTSD, Ms. Vorhies spent six years with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) (World Bank Group), developing and managing its Biodiversity portfolio. She also worked as Coordinator of the Trade and Environment Programme of the United Nations Environment Programme and was the Development Director of MANGO – Management Accountancy for Non Governmental Organization. Mrs. Vorhies is a citizen of South Africa.