Hector Gomez Ang is the Regional Director, South Asia, IFC. Prior to this role, he was IFC’s regional manager for Angola, Mozambique, Zambia, and Botswana. Between 2014 and 2019, he served as IFC’s country manager in Brazil, where he led the repositioning of IFC’s operations in the country. In his role in South Asia, Hector focuses on strengthening IFC’s presence in the region, targeting the diversified growth of IFC’s portfolio, and by leveraging all IFC products to its clients and partners.
Prior to IFC, Hector was the Director, M&A and Business Development, AIG Consumer Finance and was a member of Citigroup’s Emerging Markets Strategy unit in New York. He started his career in banking a member of the Citigroup’s investment banking team in Sao Paulo, and before that worked as an oilfield engineer with Schlumberger, and as an energy analyst in Mexico’s largest industrial conglomerate.
Hector holds an MBA and Chemical and Systems Engineering degrees from Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico and an M.Sc. in Social Business and Entrepreneurship from the London School of Economics. He joined IFC in 2007.