Paulo Martelli is the Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for FinDev Canada where he is responsible for originating and structuring debt and equity transactions throughout Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa. Paulo brings over 10 years of emerging markets project finance experience, including the leadership of several award-winning transactions.
Prior to joining FinDev Canada, Paulo was a Lead Investment Officer on the Infrastructure team at IDB Invest, where he led transaction teams in the investment of over US$450 million in the water, energy and transportation sector. Previously, he worked as an attorney in Ontario, and held a few roles at BMO Bank of Montreal.
Paulo holds a Chartered Financial Analyst Designation, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from York University.