Janne Sevanto Takes Over as IDB Invest’s Treasurer

IDB Invest, the private sector arm of the Inter-American Development Bank, announced the appointment of Janne Sevanto as treasurer, effective April 1st, 2022.

A citizen of Finland, Mr. Sevanto holds a master’s degree in financial engineering from the University of California at Berkely, Haas School of Business and master’s and bachelor’s degrees of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management from Tampere University of Technology.

Mr. Sevanto also has over 20 years of experience in development, most recently at the IFC where he led treasury client solutions for Latin America and the Caribbean region delivering innovative local currency, derivatives, debt capital market and structured finance solutions in the region while overseeing the local currency funding and asset and liability management activities.

“Having Janne onboard is a great addition to IDB Invest at a time when the private sector is playing a crucial role in the region’s economic recovery”, IDB Invest Chief Financial Officer, Orlando Ferreira said.

Mr. Sevanto will run IDB Invest’s Treasury Division, responsible for executing IDB Invest’s borrowing program in capital markets, investing its liquid asset portfolio and managing its investment portfolios.


About IDB Invest

IDB Invest is a multilateral development bank committed to promoting the economic development of its member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean through the private sector. IDB Invest finances sustainable companies and projects to achieve financial results and maximize economic, social, and environmental development in the region. With a portfolio of $14.8 billion in asset management and 376 clients in 25 countries, IDB Invest provides innovative financial solutions and advisory services that meet the needs of its clients in a variety of industries.