Gema Sacristán

Chief Investment Officer, IDB Invest

Chief Investment Officer Gema Sacristán, a national of Spain, joined the IDB in December 2008 as an Investment Officer in the Structured Corporate Financing Department, where she subsequently became Chief of the Financial Markets Division.

Prior to that, she held several leadership positions in commercial and investment banks in Madrid, London and New York, including Director of the Export and Agency Finance Unit for the Americas at BBVA New York and Vice President and Product Manager for Global Trade Finance at Banco Santander in New York.

She holds degrees in economics and business administration from the Universidad Autónoma in Madrid; a master’s in international trade and business from the Universidad Complutense in Madrid; and a master’s in sustainability leadership from Cambridge University, in the United Kingdom.