Mr. de Calonje, based in London, is Principal Investment Officer in IFC’s Infrastructure and Natural Resources Department with responsibilities over IFC’s Western European based clients in the oil, gas and mining sectors. Prior to his posting in London, Mr de Calonje was based in Istanbul and was responsible for IFC’s oil, gas and mining business in Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa. Mr. de Calonje has extensive experience in the field of international finance, having worked on numerous equity and debt investments in emerging markets. Before joining IFC in 2004, he worked for Lehman Brothers’ investment banking division in London and Madrid advising Spanish and UK corporate clients in mergers, acquisitions and debt capital market transactions. Mr. de Calonje has a Bsc in Business Administration from Universidad San Pablo-CEU (Madrid) and a Masters Degree from Columbia University (New York).