Vice President for the Private Sector and Non-Sovereign Guaranteed Operations, a.i. , Inter-American Development Bank
Hans Schulz is Vice President for the Private Sector and Non-Sovereign Guaranteed Operations, a.i., of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). As Vice President, Mr. Schulz is responsible for overseeing the Structured and Corporate Finance Department (SCF) and Opportunities for the Majority Sector (OMJ), as well as coordinating with the Multilateral Investment Fund and the Inter-American Investment Corporation.
Mr. Schulz continues to be the General Manager of SCF, which leads the Bank’s private sector operations with large companies, financial institutions and mixed-capital entities on a project and corporate finance basis. Under his leadership, the Bank has tripled its private sector portfolio, while focusing on climate friendly investments, addressing the financing needs of SMEs and maximizing the benefits of investments on people’s lives.
Earlier assignments with the IDB include managing the private sector financial markets team, serving as an advisor to the IDB’s Executive Vice President and leading infrastructure project development as an officer. In addition, Mr. Schulz served at the Andean Development Corporation (CAF) in Venezuela, the UN’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Chile, and West LB in Germany. A German citizen, Mr. Schulz holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Southern Illinois University and undergraduate degrees in economics and business from Marburg University in Germany.