Rodrigo Lopez is Vice President of Strategic Development for American Capital Financial Group where he designs and implements multi-million dollar financial platforms for International clients. Lopez has more than 30 years of global experience in working with banking and investment firms in five continents, specializing in the Latin American region. Since joining ACFG in 2009,he has been instrumental in the establishment of special purpose vehicles valued at $17 million and in the development of a private investment hedge fund with initial Assets Under Management of $2 million for which he serves as managing director for the group. Prior to ACFG , Mr. Lopez spent more than 20 years in finance, banking, asset-based lending, and small business finance in Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America. His expertise is varied in the finance and banking industry with a specialized focus in emerging markets development financial instruments, private sector development, export promotion and financial sector development. Mr. Lopez has been contracted as a specialist in the finance field both at the public and private levels by a varied pool of international consulting firms and organizations.