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Daniel Arévalo

Daniel is an Investment Officer, Tourism at IDB Invest, which he joined in 2019. He is responsible for developing new businesses and structuring sustainable projects by applying financial solutions that enable clients of that sector to obtain funds for developing projects, through project finance or corporate loans. Before joining the IDB Group, Daniel worked for the Inter-American Corporation for Infrastructure Financing (CIFI, in Spanish), where he led infrastructure and energy transactions, both for specific purpose vehicles with non-recourse financing and at the corporate level with revolving facilities and factoring operations. He has experience in the energy, transportation, tourism, and manufacturing sectors, among others. Daniel earned a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. (USA) and a professional degree in economics from Xavier University in Cincinnati (USA).

Posts by Daniel Arévalo

Boosting Sustainable Tourism to Promote Land Conservation

Sustainable tourism helps to finance land conservation efforts while preserving natural ecosystems. A recent initiative in Chile’s Torres del Paine national park is a great example of this.