Alvaro Rodriguez Arregui
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Alvaro Rodriguez Arregui is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of IGNIA, a base of the pyramid venture capital fund for Mexico. He is also Vice-Chairman of the Board of Compartamos, the largest microfinance institution in the Americas. Previously, he was Chairman of the Board of ACCION International and UNIDOS Somos Iguales, Chief Financial Officer of Vitro, Chief Executive Officer of Farmacias Benavides and Chief Financial Officer of Grupo Elektra. Rodriguez Arregui is a Board Member of Harvard University's David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard Business School Alumni Board, the Social Performance Imperative, Consejo Coordinador Empresarial (Mexico), Mexico National Cancer Institute and Duke University's Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship. He is also a Member of the World Economic Forum Mainstream Impact Investing Initiative and Member of the Forum's Network of Global Agenda Councils. Rodriguez Arregui was named one of Forbes 30 Top Social Entrepreneurs. He holds a BSc in Economics from ITAM and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.