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CSFPN: Power Breakfast May 5, 2017

Hervé Duteil, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainable Finance
BNP Paribas

05-05-17 DuteilHervé P. Duteil has spent most of his career with BNP Paribas in New York.  For over 20 years, he specialized in trading derivatives and managing capital market activities, spanning across commodity, currency, fixed income and electronic markets.  In 2014, he was appointed Regional Coordinator for Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainable Finance in the Americas, bringing a strong focus on promoting client dialogue around sustainability issues and developing tailored financing solutions or responsible investment products.  In 2016, Mr. Duteil led BNP Paribas’ efforts to close its first Social Impact Bond and regularly spoke on behalf of the Bank on a variety of sustainable products, including vanilla and equity-linked green bonds.

Mr. Duteil holds a Master in Business Administration with distinction from the Harvard Business School, a Master of Science from the University of Cambridge, and a Bachelor in Mathematics & Physics from the University of Paris.

CSFPN: Power Lunch April 27, 2017

Jean Marie Masse, Global Head and Chief Investment Officer
International Finance Corporation

04-27-17 MasseMr. Masse joined IFC in 1994 and brings 25 years of direct investment experience, with a focus on banking, insurance, funds, asset management and specialty finance across Europe, Russia & CIS, Africa, Asia and Latin America. A strategic thinker with a global contact network, he demonstrated an ability to find solutions to complex investment situations, including series of value-creation debt and equity investment strategies during economic crisis in Asia (1998-2001) and Europe (2009-on going). Mr. Masse is currently overseeing a global portfolio of equity and quasi equity invested in emerging markets financial institutions, with a focus on creating shareholder value and exiting investments. He is leading a key IFC strategic initiative to mobilize funding to mitigate climate change via fixed income markets solutions, at scale. Mr. Masse’s counterparts include senior banking executives, investors (institutional, strategic, private), investment bankers, fund managers, executives from multilateral organizations and governments.

Mr. Masse holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from INSEAD, an Ingénieur Agronome diploma (Master of Science degree-equivalent) from a leading engineering school in France, and is an IFC Global Leadership Program alumni. He received a record 26 World Bank Group Performance Awards for Outstanding Achievements, and regularly represents IFC in global forums and with the press.

CSFPN: Power Breakfast April 21, 2017

Ricardo Torresi, Executive Director, Regional CEO
Zurich Insurance Company LTD

Ricardo TorresiRegional Investment Manager, Head for Latin America investment portfolios. Responsible for USD 7.0 billion of on-balance sheet investment assets backing insurance liabilities considering General Insurance and Life Insurance business and close to USD 10.0 billion in Unil Linked products. He joined Zurich in 2013. Before that he was head of Portfolio Management for Metlife Investment Latin America and previously Regional Chief Investment Officer for ALICO (AIG) Latin America. He has more than 20 years of experience investment in insurance portfolio all along Latin America. He holds a Master Degree and Bachelor in Economics.

CSFPN: Power Breakfast April 7, 2017

Bert Hunter, Director Clean Energy Finance
Connecticut Green Bank

Bert HunterThe Connecticut Green Bank (“Green Bank”) formed in 2011 is recognized as the first full-scale state-level Green Bank in the US. As CIO, Mr. Hunter leads a team of 6 clean energy finance professionals that develop new and innovative financing programs together with other Green Bank staff. Over the past 4 years the Green Bank team has deployed more than $1 billion in public and private investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Before joining the Green Bank, Mr. Hunter was VP Finance / CFO of Spectrum Capital, an investment bank focused on global commercial aircraft finance and investment in US electric power generation. Prior to Spectrum, he was VP/Treasurer of the international leasing company of Chemical Bank (now JP Morgan Chase). Mr. Hunter holds an MBA from The Wharton School and a BS in Mathematics and Economics from Wake Forest University.

CSFPN: Power Breakfast March 3, 2017

Peer Stein, Advisor and Head of Climate Finance
International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Peer Stein is Advisor and Global Head of Climate Finance in IFC’s 03-03-17 SteinFinancial Institutions Group. In this role, he is responsible for IFC’s climate finance investments and advisory work through financial markets, and is supporting the leadership team of IFC’s Financial Institutions Group in the delivery of this program and key priority areas.