Ignacio de Calonje
Ignacio is based in London, where he leads a team responsible for managing some of IFC’s key European-based clients. Prior to his current posting, Ignacio was based with IFC in Istanbul, Cairo and Washington DC. During his 15 years at the institution, Ignacio has led numerous equity, mezzanine and debt investments in the energy and mining space in emerging markets, including Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Iraq, India, Ghana and Sierra Leone.
Before joining IFC, from 1997 to 2002 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.
Ignacio has a BSc in Business Administration from Universidad San Pablo-CEU (Madrid) and a Masters from Columbia University (New York).