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Luis de la Plaza


Luis de la Plaza is the Lead Financial Officer for the World Bank Treasury, where he has worked for over 15 years leading the work globally in designing customized financial solutions for clients in infrastructure, energy, disaster risk financing and other sectors.

Prior to joining the World Bank, Luis worked in investment banking for more than 12 years in various positions as  Director at ABN AMRO Rothschild, Head of Asian Equity and Derivative Syndication and at J.P. Morgan, Vice President, Equity Capital Markets, Derivatives and Corporate Finance in Madrid, New York, London and Hong Kong.

Luis, a Spanish national, holds a PhD in Financial Economics from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, an MA in International Economics & Emerging Markets from Johns Hopkins’ School Advanced International Studies (SAIS), an MBA from University of Michigan, and a BA in Economics from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid.