Suellen Lazarus Senior Advisor IFC-International Finance Corporation Suellen Lambert Lazarus is the Senior Adviser to the Vice President of Operations at the International Finance Corporation (IFC). In this capacity she has responsibility for developing operational policies and for a range of priority initiatives including IFC'ss role in the Equator Principles. From 1997 to 2003, Ms. Lazarus was Director of IFC'ss Syndications and International Securities Department, with responsibility for mobilizing long-term loan funding from international banks for IFC projects and managing IFC'ss portfolio of syndicated loans of about billion. Ms. Lazarus served as Special Assistant to the Executive Director of IFC from 1994-1997. Ms. Lazarus joined the World Bank Group in 1983 as Assistant to the United States Executive Director to the World Bank. In 1985, she joined the International Finance Corporation and worked as an Investment Officer in the East Asia and Pacific Department and then the Chemicals & Petrochemicals Department. Before joining the World Bank, Ms. Lazarus worked in the US Department of Treasury, Office of International Affairs. She is the editor of "IFC and its Role in Globalization" (2002) and author of numerous articles including, "The Equator Principles, a Milestone or just good PR?," in Global Agenda 2004. She received an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and her BS from the University of Wisconsin.