Elizabeth Lara

Associate Director

Elizabeth is an Associate Director based in New York where she is responsible for transaction development and deal execution. Elizabeth joins ISF with 12 years of principal investing, financial advisory, and development experience across emerging markets.

Prior to ISF, Elizabeth was a principal at Wolfensohn Fund Management, an emerging markets private equity fund focused on impact minority investments in financial services and low-carbon energy. Before that, she served as an associate at Rhone Capital, an LBO fund specializing in control acquisitions of industrial and manufacturing companies with multi-national operations. Previously, Elizabeth was an investment associate at the International Finance Corporation’s Oil & Gas Division. She began her career at Morgan Stanley as an analyst in the Latin America Investment Banking Division.

Elizabeth earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from New York University. She is a native Spanish speaker, and fluent in Portuguese and French.

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