Andres Garcia-Novel is currently Principal Investment Officer in the Infrastructure group at the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) where he focuses in origination, structuring and management of debt and equity investments since 2006. Andres is currently based in Mexico City, where he moved from Washington DC in November 2014 and from where he now leads IFC’s infrastructure business origination in Mexico and Central America. He has more than 12 years of emerging market investment experience, including 10 years in the energy sector with IFC globally, including financing of hydro, wind and solar power generation projects in Peru, Costa Rica, Panama, Bulgaria, Turkey, and Mexico. Andres also worked in IFC’s Oil and Gas Department, where he completed several transactions in the Exploration & Production and Oil services sector in India and Brazil. His responsibilities currently also include originating and structuring equity transactions comprising coinvestment opportunities in Mexico for the US$1.2 billion China-Mexico Fund managed by IFC’s Asset Management Company. He received an MBA from the IESE Business School (Barcelona, Spain) in 2006. He is also a CFA charter-holder since 2004.