Dr. Christoph Sigrist

GDF Latin America Foundation
Chairman of the Council


Dr. Christoph Sigrist led KfW’s Energy and Financial Sector Division for Latin America and the Caribbean from 2008, guiding the structuring of various key renewable and energy efficiency initiatives, including the Geothermal Development Facility (GDF) for Latin America. Previously he acted as Regional Manager for East Asia and the Pacific and Head of Division for KfW’s Innovation and Venture Capital Financing in Germany. He also served as Advisor to the German Executive Director to the World Bank. He holds a PhD in Political Science from University of Freiburg, Germany and a Master in Economics from Georgetown University, Washington D.C.