Diego Lopez

Diego Lopez
Managing Director, Global SWF

Diego is the Managing Director of Global SWF and an independent consultant for the World Bank. He is an expert in Sovereign Wealth Funds and other institutional investors with over 12 years of advisory work experience in the world’s main financial markets, including Europe, Middle East, China, Brazil, and the US. Prior to founding Global SWF, he spent 5 years building up and strengthening PwC’s footprint in the SWF industry, as the Director and COO of the global practice based in Abu Dhabi and New York.

His expertise lies in Alternative Assets and in Private Equity, and he is a member of the Advisory Council of Dubai-based, Venture Capital fund Iliad Partners. He pursued his studies in Economics in Madrid and Milan before earning his masters in Finance from the London School of Economics (LSE), currently serving as their Regional Ambassador to the Middle East and Africa. He has participated in a number of international conferences and written a number of articles for leading publications on SWF matters.

Diego enjoys writing about geopolitics, traveling (80+ countries) and swimming outdoors.

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