Andres F. Martinez is a senior financial sector specialist for the World Bank Group’s Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Global Practice. Since 2011 Andres has been advising several countries on debt-resolution reform, including on insolvency systems and debt recovery in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.
In his current position, he leads the dialogue with several governments on technical issues related to debt resolution and insolvency.
Andres is a lawyer by training with over 15 years of experience and a Magister in corporate law. He joined the World Bank Group in 2008 to lead the Insolvency indicator of the World Bank-IFC Doing Business project.
Before joining the World Bank Group, Andres worked as senior associate at the restructuring and litigation department of a top Argentine law firm in Buenos Aires for over 6 years, where he advised clients like Citibank, Visa, Unilever and other large domestic and international corporations in secured transactions, debt enforcement, restructurings and liquidations.