IFC's Nina Shapiro: Passion for EM

IFC's Nina Shapiro: Passion for EM

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil Mexico

by James CrombieAfter more than 30 years at the World Bank, the IFC’s no-nonsense treasurer Nina Shapiro is still brim full of good ideas. Beloved by colleagues as much for an impressive list of achievement as for her sharp intellect and sense of humor, Shapiro sounds impatient to do more.  "Infrastructure isn’t really one investment. It involves two investments with very different risk factors, investors, and timeframes," says Shapiro, seizing on one of her many fixations. "After the construction phase, infrastructure can function more long-term like a utility, and could appeal to the longer term institutional investors," she adds. According to Shapiro, collaborati

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