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Marina Iodice is a France-based professional with international experience in responsible finance and sustainable development. She is currently on sabbatical pursuing a Fellowship programme with Kiva in Nicaragua, where she is responsible for partner monitoring and operations management with three different types of institutions involved in micro-credit, among which MiCrédito. She holds a position as Responsible Investment Analyst at Mirova, where she focuses on the energy and healthcare sectors in order to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) indicators into investment analysis and engage with corporations to improve their practices. Prior to joining Mirova, she worked in sustainable investing and climate change consulting in London at F&C Investments and at Irbaris. Marina graduated in Economics and Management at the Bocconi University in Milan and holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Technology from the Imperial College in the UK. She is an Italian National and speaks five languages.

 About Kiva : Kiva ( is a mission-driven technology company that runs a global marketplace platform for crowd-funded micro-loans to serve the financially excluded. In just 12 years, Kiva has raised over $1 billion in loan capital for nearly 2 million borrowers in over 85 countries. Headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Nairobi, Mexico City and Bangkok, Kiva's team has 100+ employees and 500+ volunteers worldwide.