Matias Bendersky

Manager, Office of Outreach and Partnerships, Inter American Development Bank

Matias Bendersky, a citizen of Argentina, is the Manager of the Office of Outreach and Partnerships as of March 16, 2023.  In his role, he is responsible for strengthening the Bank’s dialogue and alliances with other constituencies of the development community, including trust fund donors, co-financing counterparties, foundations, academia, and the private sector to collaborate in key initiatives for the economic, sustainable, and inclusive growth of the Latin American and the Caribbean region.

In March 2020 Matias was appointed as the Inter-American Development Bank Representative in Uruguay.  In this capacity, he managed the Bank’s programming and technical dialogue with the government of Uruguay, overseeing the portfolio of both private and public sector operations.  Previously he served as IDB Chief of the Resource Mobilization Division, where he was responsible for identifying, developing, and expanding the mobilization of resources and strategic alliances between the IDB Group and partners from the public and private sectors.

Prior to entering the IDB in 2007, he worked for the World Bank in several sovereign guaranteed operations, including countries in Southeast Asia and Latin America. Previously, he worked as a corporate and transactional attorney in law firms in Buenos Aires and Washington, D.C.

Matías Bendersky has a Law degree from the University of Buenos Aires and a joint Master’s degree from the Kellogg School of Management and Law School of Northwestern University in Chicago.