Carla Orrego is a Manager in CPI’s San Francisco office for the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (the Lab). She manages the implementation of the Lab portfolio, including business development, investor relations, and alumni network. Carla also collaborates to set and implement the strategic direction of the program, and contributes with CPI publications (Results-Based Financing), webinars, and Lab representation at events. She has worked supporting other CPI’s programs such as the Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance and the China Innovative Finance project.
Prior to CPI, Carla gained extensive experience in the impact and investment management industry and innovative product development. She has worked across asset classes in domestic and international markets for Scotiabank, Credicorp Capital, Citibank, and other asset and wealth managers, and in several impact and sustainable investing projects in sectors including energy, forestry, insurance, and smart cities. Carla also co-founded Matchcota and CreaVerde, two non-profits in Peru, addressing animal and environmental issues.
Carla holds an MBA with a Certificate in Business Analytics from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and a BS in Economics with concentration in Finance from the Universidad del Pacifico. She also has a Certificate in Sustainable Capitalism & ESG from Berkeley Law Executive Education and the CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing.