Senior Research Associate
Philippines

Maria Isabel Fernandez is a Senior Research Associate at IPA. She is currently working on evaluations for preventing violent extremism in BARMM, Philippines. Previously, she has worked on monitoring and evaluation projects related to economic inclusion, justice reform, migration, and financial inclusion. She also serves as IPA Philippines’ technical influencer. Before joining IPA, she worked with the De La Salle University Angelo King Institute and International Care Ministries. She holds an MS in Economics from De La Salle University.