Orlando Ferreira, a national of Paraguay, served as Chief Operating Officer of the IIC (now IDB Invest) before becoming Chief Strategy Officer. Mr. Ferreira joined the organization as a Senior Adviser in 2006 and has held several Division Chief positions. He served as a board member of the IDB Group from 1999 to 2005. Prior to his service at the IDB Group, Mr. Ferreira worked for 15 years in the construction, financial and advisory services sectors in Paraguay. He holds a degree in economics from the Universidad Nacional de Asunción in Paraguay and a master’s degree in finance from The George Washington University.