Jennifer McLeod Petrini

Senior Investment Officer, Private Equity Funds, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Jennifer is based within Washington DC with the IFC, where she is the Regional Lead for PE and VC funds for Latin America and the Caribbean. She began her career with IFC in the Cairo office and was then based in Istanbul for 4 years, where she covered new and existing funds business for IFC’s PE funds practice. Prior to joining IFC in 2010, Jennifer worked at EMP Global, a Washington-based emerging markets private equity firm. Jennifer has overseen fund investments in the Middle East, North Africa, Russia, Europe, Asia and across Latin America. From 1999-2005 she worked for Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas in New York in Interest Rate Derivative and Credit Derivative trading and operations.


Jennifer has a BA in International Business from Lehigh University and an MA in International Economics and International Relations from Johns Hopkins University (SAIS).