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Clemente Del Valle


As President of Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional (FDN), a majority government-owned infrastructure-development bank, Mr. del Valle is responsible for transforming the institution into a catalyst for infrastructure financing in Colombia.

He worked in the World Bank group during two periods 1997-2002 and 2006-2012 as global expert in development of local capital markets. Was responsible for major advisory programs in this field around the world, one of them focus on linking capital markets development and key economic sectors such as infrastructure and housing.

Mr. del Valle worked also as Chairman of the Colombian Securities Regulator in 2002. Between 1989 and 1997 he held prominent positions in Colombia such as: General Director of Public Credit of the Ministry of Finance; Managing Director of capital markets of Corporación Financiera del Valle, a local leading Investment Bank; and General Director of Foreign Trade and Deputy Vice minister at the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Mr. del Valle has also worked as a member of the Board of Directors for numerous public and private sector companies. He also worked for the Ministry of Economic Development and the National Planning Department.

Mr. del Valle earned a M.Sc. in Economics with emphasis in Monetary Economics from the London School of Economics and from Los Andes University in 1989 and 1984, respectively. He received his B.Sc. Degree in Economics from Los Andes University in 1982.

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