Dimitris Tsitsiragos leads IFC’s international investment operations and advisory services. He also oversees IFC’s client coverage group, which forges relationships with key private sector partners worldwide. Mr. Tsitsiragos was previously Vice President for IFC’s Europe, Central Asia, Middle East, and North Africa region, where he led IFC’s investments and advisory services—delivering an investment program of almost $7 billion in fiscal year 2014 alone, and managing a portfolio of over $13 billion.
A Greek national, Mr. Tsitsiragos became Vice President in July 2011. Prior to this, he was Director of the Middle East, North Africa, and Southern Europe department at IFC, where he developed a new strategy to support the region’s private sector in the wake of the Arab Spring. This included the creation of the E4E Initiative for Arab Youth, which brings together public and private providers of education and private companies to improve the quality of education in the region.