Country Manager, Philippines, IFC
Mr. Jean-Marc Arbogast is the Country Manager for the Philippines at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group and the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets.
Jean-Marc, a French national, was formerly the Adviser to the Vice-President Corporate Strategy and Resources, where he helped formulate and articulate IFC's strategic priorities while aligning resources to deliver on our ambitious agenda. Prior to that, Jean-Marc was a Senior Investment Officer in the Global Water team, where he led origination and execution of transactions in the sector globally, in close coordination with regional infrastructure colleagues. Before joining IFC in 2012, Jean-Marc worked as an investment banker at BofA Merrill Lynch in New York City, advising industrial and agribusiness companies globally on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.
In his role as Country Manager for the Philippines, Jean-Marc is responsible for all IFC activities in the country, including leading efforts to build its portfolio, developing new upstream opportunities and enhancing its impact. He holds an MBA from Yale University and a Master's in Aeronautical Engineering from ENSICA, a French engineering school.