George Plinio Montalván
Ph.D. (cand.) George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1972
M.A. George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1972
B.A. George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1965
George Montalván is an economist with over 40 years of professional experience in Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and Africa. He has conducted project and program evaluations as Senior Evaluation Officer at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), as a consultant to the governments of Chile, Mexico, and the United States, as well as to the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, and the OAS (projects with FEMCIDI financing). Mr. Montalván was an advisor to and member of many project design teams in all sectors (e.g., education, health, water and sanitation, hydro power, etc.) for the IDB. He has also conducted training activities for professional staff of multilateral development banks and multilateral organizations including the OAS, and for public sector agencies in Latin America and Caribbean countries.
Mr. Montalván’s work includes economic research and studies; project appraisals, mid-term evaluations, project completion reports, and ex-post (impact) evaluations; advisory services to government agencies at central, state/regional, and local levels; and advisory services in development project design and implementation. He is the author of various publications and instruction materials on monitoring and evaluation. Mr. Montalván is fluent in English and Spanish and has working knowledge of French and Portuguese.