Lucas de Beaufort

Lead Investment Officer (IDB)

Fireside Chat – Impact Investing                      


Lucas de Beaufort is Lead Investment Officer for the Investment Funds team at IDB Invest, where he makes investments in multisector private equity and debt funds throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Lucas has over 20 years of debt and equity experience in this region.

Before joining the IDB Group in 2019, he was responsible for raising and investing the Central American Mezzanine Infrastructure Funds (CAMIF I and II) at LAP Latin American Partners, where he also served as Head Investor Relations. Before that, Lucas co-managed a $1bln Latin infrastructure fund at EMP Global. Prior to that, he was Investment Officer for the Latin American department of Dutch development bank FMO.

Lucas holds a master’s degree in Corporate Law from Leiden University in The Netherlands and a MA in International Economics and Latin American Studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) where he was a Fulbright scholar.