Theresa Niederle

Theresa Niederleis the EBRD’s Principal Economist and Inclusive Policy Reform Lead in Turkiye. She has over 10 years’ experience promoting gender equality and economic inclusion through investment, having worked on project design, implementation and monitoring across multiple sectors and countries. She is one of the lead authors of the EBRD’s first Equality of Opportunity Strategy and its Strategy for the Promotion of Gender Equality 2021-2025.

In Turkiye, Ms. Niederle oversees engagements under the more than EUR 4 billion of inclusive and gender-responsive investments which the EBRD has supported over the last 10years. Ms. Niederle also works closely with the EBRD’s clients in the municipal and infrastructure sector to provide tailored advice and capacity building on gender equality and inclusion.

Before joining EBRD, Ms Niederle gained experience working in the public and private sector, including with the German Foreign Ministry, the Colombian Ministry of Commerce and Industry, AIIB, Bain& Company and McKinsey. Ms. Niederle holds a MPA from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and a MPP from the Hertie School of Governance Berlin, with a focus on international economics and private sector development

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