Chief operating officer
Lily Hale is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Nataij. She is an economist and financial specialist with over 30 years of experience in portfolio management of industrial and environmental projects, as well as developing and implementing policies to drive organizations forward. She is fluent in English and Chinese, and she has moderate fluency in Spanish and German.
Prior to joining Nataij, Lily was at the Global Environment Facility (GEF) where she served as the Senior Operations Adviser. At the GEF, she led the development of all key policy procedures and operational guidelines and was lead author of board papers on project cycle, programmatic approach modality, agency fees, cancellation policy, and project amendments procedures. Lily was also an economist with the World Bank, where she managed a portfolio of industrial technology, energy efficiency, and environmental projects in China, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
Lily received her PhD in Economics from George Washington University and BSc in Commerce & Financial Accounting from St. Scholastica's College, Philippines. Lily also holds a Certificate in Economics from Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Germany and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Accredited Financial Management Specialist, Financial Sector Board of the World Bank.