40. Peter Tropper
Senior Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation
Peter Tropper is a Senior Investment Officer in IFC's Private Equity Department, where he supervises work on the portfolio in Europe and parts of Asia, focusing on problems facing funds nearing the end of their lives. Prior to joining the department at its creation in 2001, he was the HQ "anchor" for the decentralized supervision work of IFC’s South Asia Department, with a portfolio of 100 companies.
Until September 1999, Mr. Tropper served in IFC’s Latin America and Caribbean Department, where he was responsible for identifying and structuring IFC’s investments in the financial sector in the Caribbean and Chile, and for recommending investment strategies that contribute to the development of the region’s capital markets.
Mr. Tropper also served as the first head of IFC’s Emerging Markets Data Base, which has since been sold to Standard & Poor’s. The EMDB is a comprehensive data base that provides detailed statistics on stock markets in developing countries. A commercial service, it includes information on more than 2,000 stocks in 45 developing countries, in many case going back to 1975.
Mr. Tropper joined IFC after several years as Deputy Director of the Northeast-Midwest Institute in Washington, D.C. The Institute was created to promote the economic development of the states in the northeastern and midwestern regions of the United States.
Mr. Tropper has a B.A. from Yale University, an MBA from the University of Maryland, and a Master’s in International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
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