Frederic de Mariz is Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, SIPA. He is also Executive Director at UBS Investment Bank, where he is responsible for the coverage of Financial Institutions, Fintech and ESG in Latin America. Frederic has close to 20 years of experience in investment banking in London, New York, Mexico City and São Paulo. Frederic graduated from Columbia University – SIPA, (MIA, 2005), La Sorbonne (MA in History, 2003), Sciences Po., Paris, (MPA, 2004), ESSEC, Paris (MBA, 2004). He completed his PhD in Finance at University of Sao Paulo (FEA-USP, 2017) with a thesis on Payments and Financial Inclusion. He has published a number of academic articles, book chapters and recently co-authored a book on impact investing (Wiley, 2000). He was an advisor to several microfinance institutions in Brazil.