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Bianca Getzel

Research Officer

  • Development and Public Finance
Portrait of Bianca Getzel

Bianca is a Research Officer in the Development and Public Finance Programme at ODI. Her research and advisory work focuses on how multilateral development banks and development finance institutions are adapting to an ever-changing world economy. Specifically, her work analyses how private investments can be de-risked and mobilised to support the 2030 Agenda, and how reforms of the international financial architecture can unlock more resources for today's global challenges.

Prior to joining ODI, Bianca worked at the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank on Gender and Economic Inclusion programmes in Bangladesh and Indonesia. She previously worked with ministries of finance and justice at the International Development Law Organization. Bianca also has experience at the Asian Development Bank, the US Agency for International Development, and the UN Office for South-South Cooperation.

Bianca holds a Master's degree in Development Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and a BSocSc in International Relations from the University of Manchester. An Italian national, Bianca is fluent in Italian, English and French.