Gastón Astesiano was selected as part of the IADB Young Professional Program in 2002 when he was assigned to the Infrastructure Division for the Southern Cone (Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay) where he worked on Energy and Transportation projects as a regulatory specialist. From 2007 to 2010 he worked in the Energy Division developing energy projects and technical assistance for regulatory issues in electricity markets and renewable energy. In 2011 Mr. Astesiano was appointed Operations Advisor of the Infrastructure and Environment Department (INE) where he oversaw operations quality control and portfolio management and was the Private-Public Partnership (PPP) coordinator and the Secretary of the Eligibility and Strategic Committee Secretary of the Project Preparation Facilities under the INE Department. From September 2014 to October 2017 Mr. Astesiano worked as the Senior Operational Advisor for the Vice-president for Countries (VPC), leading the several corporate reforms such: Country Strategy Guidelines and the merge-in of the Fund of Special Operation ($5,000B assets) to the IADB Balance sheet. Since November 2017, Gastón Astesiano was appointed PPP Team Leader of the IADB Group.
Gastón Astesiano has a law degree from the Universidad Católica Argentina, a Master in Law (LLM) and a Master in Public Administration (MPA), Program in Economic Policy Management with concentration in International Energy Management and Policy, from Columbia Universit