German has over twenty years of experience in the emerging markets. He started his career in Agribusiness where he covered Asia, Latin America and Sub Saharan Africa. He was promoted to IFC Country Manager, Indonesia, in 2002. German returned to Washington DC in 2007 and formed a new group promoting the wholesaling of IFC’s real sector activities through financial intermediaries. He led the development of new products such as the award winning Global Trade Liquidity Program (GTLP) and the Critical Commodity Finance Programs (CCFP). German took over as Global Head Agribusiness and Forestry in early 2012 and has prioritized IFC’s engagement in areas such as water/land and agriculture, small holder solutions and animal protein, all critical to the sustainability of the sector. A Peruvian national, German holds an MBA from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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