Shilpa works with CFPS on the overall program, providing review, comments and substantive inputs on working papers and strategic initiatives. She acts as a resource person for the team and participates in key outreach activities.
Previously, she worked at the International Finance Corporation, where she headed IFC’s work on climate change strategy and metrics, supporting the corporation’s climate change agenda and commitment to increase its climate-friendly lending. She has also worked at the World Bank on private sector development across a number of sectors, regions and economies in transition. She has also held the position of Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, where she taught courses on Project Finance.
Shilpa received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1981 and 1983, respectively.
She lives in Washington, DC with her husband, Jean-Jacques Dethier. They have one daughter, Divya.