Georgetown University

Maxine Garvey

MSF Faculty

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Garvey specializes in strategic and financial analysis, risk management, corporate governance and international strategy and development. She has led teams engaged in financial, operational and strategic analysis for multibillion-dollar organizations. At the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), Dr. Garvey designed and managed the worldwide risk governance advisory program. She also served as the IFC’s senior corporate governance officer, preparing and presenting due diligence analysis for equity and debt deals totaling $2 billion in investments. At the World Bank Group’s International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) she managed the operations portfolio in her role as deputy head of the Fund Office of the CGIAR (formerly the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research). As an IBRD consultant, Dr. Garvey supported operational strategy in Latin America and the Caribbean and the Sub-Saharan Africa Department. Dr. Garvey has authored and coauthored several books on, international strategy, risk management and governance. She has taught financial accounting at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, and strategy and organizational analysis at the NYU Stern School of Business. Dr. Garvey is a certified public accountant. She has PhD (strategy) and MBA (finance), both from the Stern School of Business, NYU.