Margaret L. Kuhlow
Vice President, Office of Investment Policy
Margaret L. Kuhlow was named Vice President, Office of Investment Policy (OIP) at OPIC in April, 2013. Previously she served as head of the Economic Analysis and Monitoring and Reporting groups in the Office of Investment Policy, where she assessed the effects on the U.S. economy as well as the local development impacts of OPIC’s broad portfolio of finance, insurance, and investment funds projects.
Prior to joining OPIC, Ms. Kuhlow served Deputy Vice President of the Department of Accountability at the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), overseeing the assessment of economic logic and growth impact of country proposals, establishment of monitoring and evaluation plans including performance measurement data, assessing environmental and social impacts of MCC-funded activities, and evaluating fiscal accountability and procurement procedures.
Ms. Kuhlow joined MCC from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where she had been the interim head of the Office of Quantitative Policy Analysis, helping to develop the Millennium Challenge Account and country selection system. She also served as senior advisor to the U.S. Executive Director at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), senior advisor to the Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, and international economist in the Office of Multilateral Development Banks.
She holds a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University, and a BA summa cum laude from DePaul University in her hometown of Chicago. Ms. Kuhlow has lived and worked extensively overseas and speaks fluent Hungarian and conversational Spanish.