Board of Directors
Since April 2020, Luc Grillet has been the Chief Operations Officer working as IFC’s Regional Head of Operations (RHO) for the Latin America & Caribbean (LAC) region, at headquarters in Washington DC.
From April 2015-March 2020, Luc Grillet served as Senior Manager overseeing IFC’s investment & advisory activities in Central America & Caribbean based in Panama. He holds a Doctorate in Economics and MA in International Economics from Universitaet Konstanz, Germany, and MBA from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
Luc Grillet has nearly 3 decades of international finance experience, including more than 20 years with IFC and several years with Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and the Inter-American Development Bank’s private sector department. His scope of experience includes multiple roles focusing on infrastructure, manufacturing, services, and energy and extractive industry sectors in areas of business development, debt and equity investment structuring, portfolio supervision, advisory services, and credit risk management, and covering multiple regions (Europe & Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa, East Asia Pacific, South Asia, and LAC) previously based in Frankfurt am Main, Caracas, Washington DC, Lima, Buenos Aires, New Delhi, Istanbul, and Panama.