Michael Ratliff is Managing Director, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Global Energy Group. Prior to joining OPIC he worked as a financial advisor to the Department of Energy’s Loan Guarantee Program, providing advisory services in the structuring and financing of energy projects. Previously he served for eight years as the head of infrastructure for the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Private Sector Department, executing transactions in infrastructure and energy throughout Latin America. Prior to joining the IDB, he was the manager of project finance for CH2M Hill’s Capital Corporation; CH2M is a global engineering company. Mr. Ratliff earned his MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and holds a BA, graduating with distinction, from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Mr. Ratliff is a Chartered Financial Analyst.