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Elizabeth Boggs Davidsen

UNDP - SDG Impact

Elizabeth Boggs Davidsen is the Director of SDG Impact, a flagship initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that aims to mobilize private sector capital in support of the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Her appointment to the position is a testament to her proven expertise in creating new financing vehicles and business models to generate impact investing in developing areas.

Elizabeth previously headed the Knowledge Economy Unit of the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), overseeing a portfolio of almost $40 million in grants and investments. In her role, Elizabeth cultivated the driving forces of the new economy – technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship – in order to promote inclusive growth and job creation in Latin America and the Caribbean.