Alexander is responsible for seeking and assessing new opportunities in various sectors as well as managing some of Oikocredit’s equity investments in microfinance institutions.
Before joining Oikocredit in May 2012, he worked as an investment officer for a clean energy fund in Central America where he evaluated numerous triple bottom line enterprises requiring specialized financing. Alexander structured the financing for several renewable energy generation projects such as small-scale hydroelectric and biomass plants.
Previously he worked as a financial analyst for a US event-driven hedge fund and as a debt trader for a leading Central American bank.
Alexander is German-Costa Rican and has also lived in Venezuela and the United States.