Julia Marín Morales is the Project Portfolio Officer of the Financing Facility for Remittances (FFR), a multi-donor fund aimed at maximizing the development impact of migrants’ financial contributions and at enabling poor rural households to advance on the road to financial independence. Marín coordinates the day-to-day management of the portfolio of projects overseeing the complete project implementation cycle from design to completion of projects, implemented in partnership with private institutions, public authorities, think tanks, and other relevant stakeholders that influence the remittance market. She also supports the gathering of technical knowledge required to develop knowledge management products on remittances and financial inclusion.
Before joining the FFR, Marín served in the Financial Management Services Division as a Financial Analyst. She contributed to monitor the financial performance of IFAD stand-alone grants portfolio.
Before joining IFAD, she worked with Fundación Capital in Paraguay, supporting the implementation of the national programme to eradicate extreme poverty through a financial graduation model.
Marín holds a Master's Degree in Microfinance and Financial Inclusion from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.