Regional Vice President, Asia and Pacific
International Finance Corporation
Mr. Garcia Mora is responsible for all IFC operations in the Asia and Pacific region, including operationalizing IFC’s COVID-19 crisis response, building a strong upstream pipeline rooted in country strategies and fostering more collaboration opportunities with a range of key stakeholders for broader impact.
Previously, he was the Global Director for the Finance Competitiveness and Innovation Global Practice at the World Bank Group (WBG) where he led WBG’s work on financial stability and integrity; financial infrastructure, inclusion and access; long-term finance and capital markets; and crisis and disaster risk finance across all regions.
Since joining WBG in 2013, Mr. Garcia Mora has led different regional responsibilities as Manager and Director, advising governments, supervisors and regulators on projects related to financial-sector development, access to finance, banking crises, capital markets and financial regulation. He also worked in the private sector for over 12 years, including as Partner-Managing Director at Analistas Financieros Internacionales Consulting Group.
Mr. Garcia Mora holds a PhD in Economics from the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid and a Master of Finance from the Catholic University of Leuven. He also served as a visiting PhD student at Boston University.