Maria Belén Ortíz Torres

Junior Advisor at C40 Cities Finance Facility (CFF)
GIZ Germany
Belén currently works as a Junior Advisor at C40 Cities Finance Facility (CFF). At the CFF she focuses on Capacity Development, international standards for infrastructure, and finance-related activities supporting cities in linking their climate-resilient infrastructure projects with finance. Early professional experiences include internships at the KfW Development Bank in Brazil, the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, and the city administration of Cagnes-Sur-Mer, France. She holds a double bachelor’s degree in international Cultural and Business Studies from the University of Passau and the University of El Salvador, Buenos Aires, as well a Master of Science in Economics from the University of Bayreuth.