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Walter Cortés

Walter Cortés serves as Chief Financial Officer of the United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund. In this role, Mr. Cortés has managed the accounting and financial operations of both organizations since joining in 2007.

Mr. Cortés is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Washington, D.C. and has more than 25 years of diverse financial, accounting and auditing experience. Prior to joining the UN Foundation and Better World Fund, Mr. Cortés worked for the Pan-American Development Foundation in Washington, D.C., as a Controller, the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in Rome, Italy, as a Loan Administration Officer, and the World Bank, also in Washington, D.C., as an Accounting Team Leader.  Mr. Cortés has spent his entire career working for international development organizations operating in the developing nations of the world and in multi-cultural environments – a record of which he is most proud.