John Padilla

John Padilla

Director General, IPD Latin America

As Managing Director and partner at IPD, John leverages a decade of Wall Street experience in structured energy and infrastructure financing to offer comprehensive perspective and insights on the energy sector throughout Latin America. John has consulted a wide array of clients on strategic matters over the last 20 years, providing them granular understanding and context of local energy markets. His unique mix of experience offers deep understanding and a pragmatic, well-grounded approach. John led IPD’s expansion into Mexico in 2001 as the energy market was set to open, and has been based in Bogota since 2011. John is regularly quoted in the U.S. and international press, and routinely speaks at industry conferences and events. Prior to joining IPD, John was Vice President and a Global Relationship Manager with Dresdner Kleinwort Benson in its N.Y. based Energy, Utility and Infrastructure Group, focusing on large domestic and international projects in Latin America, the U.S. and Asia. He also held positions with the project finance group at Banque Paribas and the transportation group at Manufacturers Hanover (now JP Morgan Chase).

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John will be joining us at the following panel on Mexico Assembly online this May: 

Keynote Leaders Panel: DRIVING MEXICO’S RECOVERY – The Importance Of Public And Private Sector Collaboration In 2021/22

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 5:15 PM to 6:30 PM