Marco Yamaguchi

Manager, Non-Sovereign Infrastructure Division, Infrastructure and Urban Development Department

African Development Bank


Marco is a Non-Sovereign Infrastructure Finance Division Manager at African Development Bank based in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. His main mission is to lead to originate non-sovereign infrastructure projects across the region. Prior to joining AfDB, Marco spent 20 years in infrastructure/ climate finance both at public and private sectors such as Sustainable Energy Finance program development in Latin America and the Caribbean at International Finance Corporation, Green investment project development with Green Climate Fund (GCF) at Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Energy efficiency/Renewable energy financing in Asia at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (Leasing), Asia Clean-tech Infrastructure Private Equity fund management at Asuka Asset Management (Beijing) and Infrastructure and Renewable energy project finance at Mitsubishi Corporation.

Marco holds an MBA in entrepreneurial management and international studies with Latin America focus by The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (Fulbright Scholar) with exchange programs at INSEAD (France) and Fundação Getulio Vargas (Brazil).

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