Global Environment Fund appoints new advisor for India
Cleantech-focused investor the Global Environment Fund (GEF) has appointed Luis Miranda as a senior adviser, where he will contribute to the company’s business in India.
Miranda is the founder of the private equity group Infrastructure Development Finance, serving as president and CEO from 2002 to 2010, as well as chairman until last year.
Prior to this, Miranda has held a variety of roles in finance and trading for ChrysCapital, HSBC, Citibank, KPMG and Priice Waterhouse, as well as being a founding member of the HDFC Bank.
Miranda holds an MBA from the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, where he currently co-chairs the global advisory board and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
GEF invests in businesses around the world that provide cost-effective solutions to environmental and energy challenges. The firm manages private equity dedicated to clean technology, emerging markets, and sustainable forestry, with approximately USD1 billion in aggregate capital under management. The fund’s investors include prominent endowments, foundations, family offices, and pension funds.