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Tomás Lopes Teixeira

Chief Investment Officer, IDB Lab

Tomás Lopes Teixeira is the Chief Investment Officer at IDB Lab, the innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank, where he leads IDB Lab’s investment team, pursuing the objective of investing in highly impactful early stage companies and funds and finance/mobilize venture and innovative investments to address key development issues and improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean, in sectors such as agriculture, sustainability, financial services, education, and health. Tomás has more than 13 years of experience with topics of innovation, finance, and economic development in different countries of Latin America, Africa, Europe and the United States, with experiences in investment banking (Merrill Lynch), business consulting (McKinsey), and previous experiences in international organizations (World Bank and United Nations). Tomás holds a Master in Economic Development from Harvard University.

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