Carolina Rendón is the Resident Representative of the World Bank in Uruguay. Based in Montevideo, she leads the dialogue with the Government, civil society, and other stakeholders.
Ms. Rendón has 15 years of experience in development, with a special emphasis on promoting the management and development of the public sector. Prior to her arrival in Uruguay, she worked in the Europe and Central Asia region, and from Romania, she led dialogues on public sector management, justice sector reform, and digital governance, among other topics.
Throughout her professional career, she was part of the World Bank team that supported Uruguay in the Institutional Modernization Program - IBTAL Project (Ministry of Economy and Finance/World Bank), aimed at modernizing the public sector in areas such as monitoring and evaluation, results-based budgeting, e-government, tax administration, statistics, and strengthening institutions related to taxes, business climate promotion, and social protection.
Before joining the World Bank in 2008, she worked in the legal department of Shell and was part of the advisory team to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers of Peru.
Ms. Rendón, of Peruvian nationality, holds a law degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, a Bachelor's degree in Humanities and Liberal Arts from the same university, and a Master's in Law (LL.M. in International Business Law) from the School of Economics and Political Science at the University of London.