Ignacio de Calonje
Chief Investment Officer, Natural Resources
International Finance Corporation
Ignacio de Calonje is Chief Investment Officer in IFC’s Infrastructure and Natural Resources Department, based in London, and has responsibilities over IFC’s Western European based clients in the natural resources sector. Prior to his current posting, Ignacio was based with IFC in Istanbul, Cairo and Washington DC. During his 13 years at the institution, Ignacio has led numerous equity, mezzanine and debt investments in the natural resources space in emerging markets. Before joining IFC, Ignacio worked for Lehman Brothers’ investment banking division in both London and Madrid, advising Spanish and UK corporate clients in mergers, acquisitions and debt capital market transactions. Mr. de Calonje has a Bsc in Business Administration from Universidad San Pablo-CEU (Madrid) and a Masters Degree from Columbia University (New York).