Javier Capapé, PhD is the Director of the Sovereign Wealth Research at the Center for the Governance of Change and Adjunct Professor, at IE University. He earned his PhD from ESADE Business School and the University of Illinois. He has been Consultant at the United Nations Environment Program on Sovereign Wealth Funds and Sustainable Development Goals. Since 2012, he is SovereigNET Research Affiliate at The Fletcher School (Tufts University) and Co-Editor of the Sovereign Wealth Funds Reports series, an initiative backed by ICEX.
He has presented his work on Sovereign Wealth Funds, among others, at the United Nations COP24, the World Bank, Bank of International Settlements, Sciences Po, University of Illinois, Academy of International Business, and the International Finance Corporation. Capapé has attended conferences or specialized courses at Harvard University, London School of Economics, OECD, Aspen Institute, Qatar Investment Authority, International Forum of SWFs, Fondo Strategico Italiano, or Columbia University. He also works connecting Sovereign Wealth Funds with tech-based startups, real estate projects, venture capital and private equity fund managers.