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Thomas Walenta, CFA, is Investment Officer at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), where he is responsible for identifying, structuring and executing debt and equity transactions in Asia, including fund investments.
Prior to joining AIIB, Thomas was an advisor to the German Federal Ministry of Finance to support the establishment of the AIIB and to advise the German Chief Negotiator on AIIB’s institutional, operational and financial policy framework.
Earlier in his career, Thomas worked at KfW Development Bank, where he was responsible for managing equity investments and structuring loans for infrastructure projects in developing countries and emerging markets throughout Asia, including managing a EUR450 million p.a. infrastructure investment program for China.
Thomas earned a BBA and M.Sc. in International Business Administration from European University Viadrina, Frankfurt, Germany and an MBA (International Finance and Investment) from Catholic University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina. Thomas is also a CFA charterholder.