Lorenzo Bernasconi

Senior Associate Director at Rockefeller Foundation

Lorenzo Bernasconi joined The Rockefeller Foundation in 2013. As Senior Associate Director, he is responsible for the Foundation’s innovative finance and impact investing portfolio. His work focuses on identifying and shaping new financing solutions that unlock private sector capital to address the world’s most critical problems with a focus on the Foundation’s dual goals of building resilience and promoting inclusive economies.

Prior to joining The Rockefeller Foundation, he worked at Dalberg Global Development Advisors, the Boston Consulting Group and in the investment banking division of UBS.

Dr. Bernasconi holds dual Ecuadorian and Swiss citizenship.  He received a bachelor’s degree in economics at the London School of Economics, completed a PhD at Cambridge University and a post-doctoral fellowship at Columbia University’s Earth Institute. He sits on the board of Spring Bank, a Bronx-based community bank focused on the underbanked communities of New York City.