James Scriven

CEO, Inter-American Investment Corporation


James P. Scriven is the CEO of the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), the private sector arm of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, where he manages a $7 billion portfolio of over 440 projects across 20 countries. 

IIC is a multilateral development bank that seeks to be the leader in client-service and development impact in Latin America and the Caribbean. A dual Argentine/British citizen, Scriven was previously Vice President of Corporate Risk and Sustainability at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in addition to other leadership positions.  

Before joining the IFC, Scriven was Chief Financial Officer of Banco Hipotecario in Argentina. During the past two decades he has concentrated his efforts on the promotion of the private sector in development. 

Scriven holds a Master´s degree in Finance from Universidad del Centro de Estudios Macroeconómicos of Argentina, and a degree in Business Administration from the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina.