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Kevin Bender

Director, Greening Sovereign Debt

Arlington, VA

Kevin Bender

Kevin Bender Director, Africa Debt Conversions © TNC

Areas of Expertise

financial structuring, development finance, debt capital markets

Media Contact

Andrew Tingley
ph. +1 917-270-1313


Kevin leads The Nature Conservancy’s Greening Sovereign Debt program and was the transaction lead on the TNC debt conversion for marine conservation for Belize in 2021 and Gabon in 2023. Prior to joining The Nature Conservancy, he worked on blended finance for the World Bank, transaction advisory with the International Finance Corporation and investment banking in New York and in Africa. Kevin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Maryland and a Master’s in International Finance from Columbia University.

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