John Beckham to Become Managing Director of the North American Development Bank

John Beckham has commenced his four-year tenure as the Managing Director of the North American Development Bank (NADBank).

Mr. Beckham, who previously held the position of Deputy Managing Director at the Bank from January 2021, brings over two decades of professional experience to his role. His career has been marked by management roles, encompassing extensive expertise in finance, the formulation and implementation of strategic business plans, advancement of economic and social development through capital deployment via financial institutions, formulation of financing structures for renewable energy projects, restructuring distressed investments, and execution of equity investments in expanding mid-sized companies within emerging markets.

Mr. Beckham takes on his new role at the same time as the Board approves the 2024-2028 Strategic Plan. This plan underscores the Bank's ongoing commitment to investing in water infrastructure to enhance the management of this shared resource along the border and tackle wastewater issues. Additionally, it reflects the increasing binational emphasis on expediting investments in environmentally friendly mobility. It aligns with the joint commitment of Mexico and the United States to progress toward sustainable development by making investments that enhance the quality of life for residents along the border.

Before joining NADBank, Mr. Beckham held the position of Chief Investment & Operating Officer at MicroVest in Bethesda, Maryland. Additionally, he accumulated 18 years of experience at the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), now known as IDB Invest, where he occupied various roles.

Mr. Beckham holds a BA from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Ohio State University.

Source: NADBank