Avril Benchimol Dominguez
Senior Finance Specialist - Global Environment Facility
Avril Benchimol Dominguez is leading the blended finance initiative (Non-Grant Instruments) at the GEF with a portfolio of active projects above $250 million. Avril has seventeen years of experience in capital markets and structured finance in Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Morgan Stanley. Her main areas of expertise included capital markets and structured equity derivatives. In capital markets, she worked in the origination and structuring of equity and debt transactions such as IPOs, rights issues, and corporate bond issues. In 2011, she received her Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, where she graduated with honors.