Fabio da Silva is a seasoned international executive in the financial sector and banking industry with 25 years of professional experience. Recognized for driving continuous growth in the volume and complexity of transactions involving cross border funding and hedging solutions. At the World Bank, Mr. da Silva is part of a team of financial specialists that design and implement financial solutions to help clients: (1) access financing for development by mobilizing World Bank Group resources and private sector financing; (2) mitigate the impact of financial, natural disaster and commodity risks by facilitating access to market-based risk management tools; and (3) strengthen capacity to implement efficient risk management strategies by providing advisory services.
Mr. da Silva specializes in cross-border structured funding solutions as well as risk management tools to manage exposure to currencies, interest rate, and commodities. He worked with leading corporates, financial institutions and governments across Latin America, the Caribbean and East Asia. He spent the first year at the World Bank in the Capital Markets department executing the Bank’s financial risk hedging program. Prior to joining the World Bank, Mr. da Silva worked on the fixed income, currencies, and commodities (“FICC”) desks of global financial institutions such as: Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi (“MUFG”).
Fabio has a Master of Business Administration (“MBA”) degree from the International University of Japan (Niigata-ken, Japan) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).
Regional Expertise Areas: Latin America, Caribbean and East Asia (including China)
Product Expertise Areas: Capital Markets and Derivatives (for Interest Rates, Currencies, and Commodities)