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Yuri Soares

Yuri Soares

Chief Impact Officer, IDB Lab
United States
Yuri Soares is Chief Impact Officer at IDB Lab, where he is responsible for impact and development effectiveness. Dr. Soares also leads IDB Lab's agenda on climate, environment, and on gender and diversity. Dr. Soares previously managed the Lab's strategy, impact and knowledge unit and before that its business unit on climate and agriculture, where he developed a portfolio of investments in agtech and natural capital. IDB Lab is the Innovation Lab of the Interamerican Development Bank Group (IDB Group).