Alvaro Lario is part of the Executive Management Committee and is responsible for the design and implementation of the financial strategies and policies at IFAD, including oversight of the Treasury, Controller and Financial Management divisions. Before joining the Fund in early 2018, Lario served as Treasury Capital Markets Lead and Principal Portfolio Officer at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group. His earlier positions include various roles in the private sector asset management industry and in academia, including public and business schools. Lario completed the coursework towards his doctorate at the London Business School, where he was awarded a Master of Research in economics and received a PhD in financial economics from the Complutense University of Madrid. He also holds a master’s degree in finance from Princeton University.