Aligning Profits and Sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 – Wednesday, October 5, 2022
11:00 – 12:30
Centre International de Conférences Genève - Room C
Innovative Finance

This session will bring together different actors from the Latin American investment ecosystem to discuss ongoing efforts to expand and ensure the integrity of sustainable finance in the Latin America and Caribbean region, including the adoption of innovative financial instruments, and emerging public-private sector partnerships.


Sahba Sobhani

Director, Instanbul International Centre for Private Sector in Development, UNDP

Sahba Sobhani brings 19 years of experience in the private sector in Silicon Valley, Singapore and UNDP including as the technical lead for the recently endorsed UNDP private sector strategy.

Beatriz Peloia Elias

Head of Markets and Credit Risk,Symbiotics

Beatriz Peloia Elias is an investment professional with 12 years of experience in impact investing in emerging and frontier markets. She has previously worked at IFC and Obviam.

Juan Diego Gómez

CEO, SunColombia

Juan Diego Gomez is the Founder of SunCompany integrated in Latam. He has spent years developing capabilities for renewables as a tool for financial inclusion.

Guillermo Pepe

CEO, Mamotest

Guillermo Pepe’s purpose is to build the path from sickcare to healthcare. He founded Mamotest to decrease the high breast cancer mortality rates due to lack of access in underserved populations.

Tim Radjy

Founder & Managing Partner, AlphaMundi; Chair, Gender Lens Initiative for Switzerland

Tim Radjy is the Founder and Managing Partner of the AlphaMundi Group, a Treasurer of the AlphaMundi Foundation, and a Board member of the regional association Latimpacto. Tim previously worked for UBS in various roles, and as an advisor to organizations such as the Swiss Development Agency and WWF International.

Tenke Andrea Zoltani

Senior Thematic Bonds Advisor - UNDP

Ms. Tenke Andrea Zoltani is a Senior Thematic Debt Advisor at UNDP where leads the debt service offering and is responsible for the global portfolio. She is the founder of Better Finance, an advisory company at the nexus of impact and ESG. Ms. Zoltani is an expert in the field of impact investing, focusing on strategic planning, innovation and transactions. She was Director, Impact Investing at UBS where she joined to develop the impact advisory offering for UHNW clients of the bank. Prior to that, Ms. Zoltani was an Investment Manager at Islan Asset Management in Switzerland.

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