Director-General for Business and a member of the Management Committee of IDB Invest.
She is responsible for commercial and investment strategies, and for creating value propositions for clients and partners in the financial, corporate, and energy infrastructure sectors. Before that, she was Head of the Financial Market Division of IDB and formed part of the team that created IDB Invest. Before joining the IDB Group, she worked for 15 years in commercial and investment banking in London, Madrid, and New York. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the company Internet para Todos (IpT) and is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Expert Group on Trade Finance. Gema has been recognized as one of the fifty outstanding executives in Latin America by the magazine Latin Trade. She is a member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) and has been named First Mover Fellow by the Aspen Institute.