Zachary D. Hurwitz

Inter-American Development Bank
Group Head for Southern Cone, Environmental and Social Solutions Unit

Zachary D. Hurwitz is a Group Head and Senior Environmental Specialist in the Environmental and Social Solutions Unit of the Inter-American Development Bank based in Washington, D.C. He has worked in a wide variety of sectors both public and private including energy and extractives, transport, water and sanitation, housing and urban development, natural resources, and healthcare, among others. Zachary previously coordinated the IDB’s Regional Safeguards HUB based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has a Master’s Degree in Geography and the Environment from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Wesleyan University, and speaks English, Spanish, and Portuguese.