Dr Mitzi Perez Padilla is a Social Performance Analyst at Oikocredit. She joined the organization in September 2017. Her work is focused on Oikocredit’s social performance cycle: defining social and environmental indicators, processing and analyzing data, and reporting results to internal and external stakeholders. Mitzi has also been involved in developing and implementing internal ESG tools for the financial and renewable energy sectors. Mitzi holds a PhD in Econometrics from Tilburg University in the Netherlands. Her research involved experimental and behavioral economics. At Oikocredit, Mitzi coordinates internal research on microfinance using microdata and manages partnerships with universities.