#LNGAmericas 2–4 November 2021
Giancarlo Ortega - Principal Investment Officer - International Finance Corporation

Giancarlo Ortega


Principal Investment Officer
International Finance Corporation

Giancarlo is a Principal Investment Officer at IFC’s Global Power Group within the Natural Resources department.  In his role as Principal Investment Officer, the core of his activities comprises acting as team leader in the origination, processing and commitment of complex and landmark transactions in the power space across all power technologies.   He has closed multiple transactions in the renewable energy space, including hydro power, wind and solar power as  well as thermal generation exceeding 3GW of new installed capacity.  Recently his investment focus has been on LNG to power, leading  the commitment of IFC’s first integrated LNG to power transactions in Panama and Brazil.  He also manages key global power relationships for IFC and plays a key role in shaping IFC’s strategy globally for IFC’s power business.

Prior to joining the Global Power Group, Giancarlo was the sub regional head for IFC’s infrastructure business in Mexico and Central America responsible for origination, processing, commitment and portfolio management of transactions.  During his eleven years at IFC Giancarlo has transacted across the core infrastructure sectors and across regions throughout the world including Africa, Eastern Europe and Latin America.   


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