Alexander Sotiriou

Financial Sector Specialist

CGAP, All Africa


Alexander Sotiriou leads CGAPs work on Digital Finance Plus (DF+), which aims to understand how digital finance can support innovative solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in development, including access to energy, water and education.

He joined CGAP from MicroVest, where he was the Investment Manager for Latin America and managed a portfolio of investments in the region’s leading microfinance and SME finance institutions. Prior to that, he was as an Associate in Citi’s Johannesburg and Mexico City offices, where he worked to provide corporate and project finance solutions to corporations and governments across Africa and in Mexico. He has also worked as an analyst for a private equity fund in Mexico and as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Burkina Faso and Guatemala.

Alexander holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an MA in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a BA in Philosophy and Economics from the University of Arizona.

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