Luis Alberto MORENO

Inter-American Development Bank

The IDB, a Washington, DC-based multilateral financial institution, is a leading source of long-term lending and technical assistance for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Founded in 1959, the IDB has 48 member countries from the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Professional Experience:

President of the IDB (elected 2005, re-elected 2010). Ambassador of Colombia to the United States (1998-2005). Private equity investment advisor (1994-1998). Minister of Economic Development (1992-1994). President of the Instituto de Fomento Industrial (1991-1992). Nieman Fellow, Harvard University (1990). Executive producer of the TV Hoy news program (1980-1988).


“Mesoamerica: A World Class Logistics Corridor?” El País (Madrid) 14 March 2013.

The Decade of Latin America: A Real Opportunity. Washington: IDB 2011.

“Lessons in Liberation from Latin America.” Financial Times (London) 23 March 2011.

“Extending Financial Services to Latin America’s Poor.” McKinsey Quarterly. 2007 Special Edition. 83-91

“Water Works.” Wall Street Journal. 10 March 2006.


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