Juan Antonio Ketterer is the Chief of the Connectivity, Markets and Finance Division of the Inter-American Development Bank. The Division engineers funding mechanisms and risk mitigation structures (guarantees, SPVs, hybrids, funds…) to support public-private investments in climate financing, as well as the issuance of green bonds. The Division also conducts extensive work on digital transformation, fintech and green financing.
Prior to his current position, Juan Antonio developed a substantial experience with the international financial sector, especially in the areas of financial engineering, capital markets, climate investments and digital finance. He held managing positions at several advisory, financing and trading firms, as well as at securities exchanges and clearing houses. Juan Antonio obtained a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from the University of Minnesota, becoming professor of finance at the Tepper Business School of Carnegie Mellon University and at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management of Northwestern University.