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Kevin Bender

Director, Africa Debt Conversions

Arlington, VA

  • Areas of Expertise

    financial structuring, development finance, debt capital markets

Biography

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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