Nico Saporiti is a Senior Investment Officer in the Public Private Partnerships Advisory group of the International Finance Corporation (IFC, part of the World Bank Group), where he is the global specialist for the water and hydropower sectors. His professional and transaction experience at IFC is focused on water, wastewater and renewable energy generation transactions. Nico joined IFC in 2005 after a one-year stint in the World Bank’s Latin America’s water and urban infrastructure team. Prior to IFC, he worked for Siemens Project Ventures, ENEL, SAUR, and in the water asset management team of Biwater. Nico holds a Master’s Degree in Water (Civil) Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano University in Italy (1996), a MBA from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland (2002), and a Certificate in Financial Engineering from the Swiss Finance Institute (2009). He is fluent in Spanish and French, and speaks basic Portuguese and German.