Valeria Ramundo Orlando is a partner and co-founder at Greensquare Ventures. With more than 20 years of experience working at the nexus of finance, government and development, Valeria has been recognized as an authority in blended finance and conservation finance. Before founding Greensquare Ventures, Valeria led a non-profit’s Blended Finance Team where she signed pioneering agreements with multiple emerging economies to design blended finance vehicles. Prior to this role, Valeria was the treasurer of a multinational organization where she created and managed a USD$1 billion portfolio investing in environmental, social and governance (ESG) structured projects. Valeria has worked on municipal and state bond issuances for the State of California and the City of New York, and was a director of a private equity firm with a range of investments in energy markets and community-level economic development. Valeria earned her AB from Bryn Mawr College and a Master in Public Policy and Finance from the University of Southern California.