The Global Borrowers and Bond Investors Forum

Alvaro Lario

Principal Portfolio Manager Head of Emerging Market Corporates and Global SSA

International Finance Corporation

Alvaro Lario is a principal portfolio officer at the International Finance Corporation and has over 12 years of investment experience in fixed income and equity investments. He leads the sovereign and quasi-sovereign and emerging market corporate investments at the IFC Treasury, where he has created various programmes including the China and India onshore investment programme and the emerging markets corporate bond programme. He is a frequent speaker at conferences on emerging markets and capital market development. Before joining the IFC, he was head of alternative investments at an independent Spanish asset management firm (Renta 4) where his team managed a global absolute return fund, a fund of hedge funds and Asian equity funds. He was also an adjunct professor at Instituto de Empresa (IE) Business School in Madrid. Mr Lario holds a PhD in financial economics from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), a master of research in economics (Phd coursework) from London Business School (UK) and a master in finance from Princeton University (USA). Throughout his postgraduate studies he received fellowships from La Caixa Foundation, ICO Foundation and UK Economic and Social Research Council. He is fluent in Spanish, French, German and English.

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Tue 20 - Wed 21 Jun 2017