Orlando Ferreira, a national of Paraguay, is the Chief Finance and Administration Officer of IDB Invest. As the Chief Finance and Administration Officer, Orlando is responsible for managing the financial resources of IDB Invest. He has deployed successful financial and investment strategies while implementing an annual funding program reaching US$2.8 billion that has positioned IDB Invest as a key Sustainable Bond Issuer.
Before this role, he served as Chief Strategy Officer and Operating Officer. Mr. Ferreira joined the organization as a Senior Advisor to the CEO in 2006 and later held several Division Chief positions.
Orlando is passionate about development and pioneered the first Inter-American Investment Corporation initiative to measure, track, and report on the results of each operation Development Impact and Additionality Scoring System. Also established the first strategic planning framework for the Organization.
He has also served as a member of the Board of Executive Directors of the IDB Group from 1999 to 2005. Before his service at the IDB Group, Mr. Ferreira worked for 15 years in Paraguay's construction, financial, and advisory services sectors.
He holds a degree in economics from the Universidad Nacional de Asunción in Paraguay, a graduate degree in Economics from the same university jointly with Universidad de Santiago de Chile, and a master’s degree in finance from The George Washington University.