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Omar Zacarías

Omar holds the position of Investment Officer at IDB Invest, as part of the institutions Infrastructure and Energy Division working on investment projects across Central America and the Caribbean. A Dominican national, Mr. Zacarías boasts a professional trajectory spanning over 15 years in activities related to multilateral development banking, investment, corporate finance, treasury, and business consulting. He has worked on the structuring and financing of infrastructure, energy, and corporate projects in Central America and the Caribbean. Within the energy sector, he has spearheaded investments in solar, wind, natural gas projects, electric distribution companies, distributed generation, among others. Before joining IDB Invest in 2017, Mr. Zacarías worked for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group as an Investment Associate. Prior to that he held roles in finance and treasury in the metallurgical and airport industry. He also has experience in strategic business consulting in Spain. He earned his MBA from IE Business School in Madrid and holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) university in Santo Domingo.

Posts by Omar Zacarías

Estación de recarga eléctrica en Punta Cana
Not Just Tourists: Now Also Cars Recharge Under the Sun of Punta Cana

The Caribbean's first 'electrolinera' in the Dominican Republic exemplifies the private sector's commitment to the energy transition in a country aiming to significantly increase renewable generation in the coming years.