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Lubomir Varbanov

Head of New Business, Infrastructure & Natural Resources APAC at IFC


Lubomir Varbanov is Head of New Business for Infrastructure and Natural Resources, Asia Pacific at the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Lubomir has over 20 years of industry and investment experience in emerging and developed markets, and has led and advised on over US$5 billion of investments in all infrastructure sub-sectors worldwide. Prior to assuming his current position, he headed the Global Equity Group for IFC Infrastructure and Natural Resources and earlier worked in a progression of origination, execution and portfolio management roles in IFC’s Petrochemicals, Financial Markets and Oil & Gas teams. Before IFC, Lubomir was Head of Corporate Finance at energy multinational BG Group in London.

Lubomir holds a BA in Business Studies and Languages from Regent’s College, London and an MSc in Finance from London Business School. He speaks Bulgarian, French, German and Russian.

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