Gavin Wilson

IFC Asset Management LLC

Mr. Wilson has been the CEO of IFC Asset Management Company LLC (AMC) since its founding in 2009. A wholly-owned subsidiary of IFC, AMC raises and manages third-party capital, investing in private enterprise in IFC member countries. Gavin chairs AMC's Investment Committees and is responsible for its overall strategy and operations.

Previously, Gavin was a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs, which he joined in 1996. He co-headed Goldman’s EMEA Industrials Group and was previously head of the firm's New Markets investment banking execution team, focused on the emerging markets of EMEA. His transaction experience covers principal investing, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, privatizations, joint ventures, structured finance, corporate restructuring, and debt, equity and hybrid issuance.<


Gavin began his career at McKinsey and Company in London. He joined the World Bank Group in 1988, working in the World Bank’s Africa Region and in IFC's investment and advisory businesses, including a stint as IFC's Resident Representative in Poland. He subsequently served as a Special Advisor at the Bank of England before joining Goldman Sachs. 

Gavin is British and holds a BA from the University of Oxford and an MBA from Stanford University, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He serves on the Business & Sustainable Development Commission and on the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on International Governance and Public-Private Cooperation.