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Luis Alberto Moreno

Luis Alberto Moreno, Managing Director, Allen & Co LLC;
Former President, Inter-American Development Bank

Mr. Moreno is the Managing Director at Allen & Co LLC, a private investment bank; a position he has held since 2021. Mr. Moreno is the former President of Inter-American Development Bank Group (“IDB”), a regional multilateral financing development bank for economic, social and institution development in Latin America and the Caribbean; having served from 2005 to 2020. During his tenure, Mr. Moreno transformed the IDB by, among other things: increasing the Bank’s financial strength by optimizing the use of its capital, revamping its private sector affiliations (IDB Invest) and innovation laboratory (IDB Lab), standardizing gender and diversity objectives as part of its public and private sector programs, pushing for the adoption of new technologies and innovation to increase the impact and efficiency of the Bank’s operations and, leading the organization through an unprecedented operational response in support of member countries during the onset of COVID-19 pandemic.

Before joining IDB, Mr. Moreno served as Colombia’s Ambassador to the United States from 1998 until 2005, leading bipartisan and bilateral assistance programs including Plan Colombia, a program to fight drug trafficking and promote social and economic recovery. Mr. Moreno previously served as Colombia’s Minister of Economic Development and as head of the Industrial Advancement Institute, a public-sector holding company.

Mr. Moreno is a member of the International Olympic Committee and the Latin American Conservation Council. He also serves on the Advisory Board for the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, and on the Boards of Directors of the Center for Global Development.

Mr. Moreno has received numerous distinctions for his leadership and public service including: Colombia's highest peacetime decoration, the Grand Cross of the Order of Boyaca; the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service; the Clinton Global Initiative Global Citizen Award; and the Atlantic Council’s Leadership Award.

Mr. Moreno is highly qualified in the areas of development finance; public policy; and social, economic, and institutional development. He has an established record for advocacy for gender and diversity objectives and leads numerous initiatives to benefit the global community such as advances in renewable energy and the protection of the environment, healthcare access, climate resilience and adaptation, sustainable cities, and digital connectivity and innovation. He has experience in both public and private sectors in Colombia and significant expertise in capital planning, financing and risk management.

Mr. Moreno serves on the Nu Holdings Ltd. Board of Directors (since 2021). Mr. Moreno served on the Board of Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V., Coca-Cola FEMSA from 2021 to 2022.