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Kevin Bender

Senior Director, Sustainable 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 NatureVest’s Debt Conversions initiative for African and Indian Ocean nations, which provides funding for marine conservation and climate change adaptation activities through sovereign debt restructuring. 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 Africa. Kevin holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Maryland and a Masters degree in International Finance from Columbia University.

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