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Gloria Vargas

Gloria Vargas

Partner at Better World Finance

Gloria has 25 years’ experience in investment banking, investment structuring solutions and fund raising across different markets and geographies

– Private Investment manager and consultant (2015-Present): Worked on several emerging market projects in sectors including microfinance and fintech managing acquisition, start-up and fundraising activities;

– Credit Risk Consultant for a leading global credit rating agency’s Latin American affiliate (2011-Present): Independent voting member for Bolivian corporate & structured credit rating committees;

– Better World Finance, Founder & Managing Partner (2009-2014): Investment & consultancy firm focused on financial structuring for impact investment programs;

– Merrill Lynch, Managing Director (2005-2009): Co-head of structured debt business for France, Spain and Portugal corporate and public sectors
JP Morgan, Senior Vice President (2000-2005): Lead structured currency and interest rate business for France, Belgium and Portugal corporate and public sectors;

– MBA ESADE, Master International Management Thunderbird School of Global Management (Arizona State University), BS Economics & BA French George Mason University. Singularity University Alumna (inaugural class);

– Fluent speaker, English, Spanish, French.

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