Javier Manzanares

Deputy Executive Director of Green Climate Fund(GCF)

    Javier Manzanares is the Deputy Executive Director at GCF. He previously served as GCF’s Executive Director ad interim during the second half of 2016. Prior to that, he was Director and Representative of UNOPS in the MERCOSUR region, based in Argentina. Hewas formerly Division Manager of Investment and Development Banking at the Central American Bank for Economic Integration. Javier also worked as the Executive VP for two privately held banks of Grupo Fierro.

    His career in banking and finance began with Banco Santander/BSCH in the United States, Hong Kong and Japan. Javier holds a dual MBA from Northwestern University / Kellogg (USA), an EMBA from Hong Kong University of Sciences & Technology (China), and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at INHA.