Alberto D. Peña, Ph.D., long-time ADFIAP Institute of Development Finance (IDF) professor and adviser passed away on March 25, 2018 at age of 81. Dr. Pena was instrumental in forming the IDF and had served the institute for many years. Dr. Pena was also Associate Director of the International Studies and Programs at the Illinois State University (ISU) in the U.S. and before that at the University of Connecticut.
As IDF professor, Dr. Pena will be remembered, among others, for designing, developing, and delivering capacity-building programs such as financial and economic appraisal of investment projects, SME banking, and public administration, as well as credentialing programs on development banking and executive leadership program.
ADFIAP is ever grateful for Dr. Pena’s contributions to the Association and to the development banking community.