Carlos Montes

Carlos leads initiatives to scale market-based innovations through impact investment and provide practical support to increase capacity and integrity in governments. Alongside roles in international institutions, governments, and large corporations, including the World Bank, European Commission, Cisco and Accenture, he has also spent eight years working in a social innovation lab for the delivery of health-related behavioural change in East London. Carlos was formerly Associate of the UK Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit under Michael Barber and Director of Evaluations of EU Programmes worldwide. He also led an evaluation for the European Council of Ministers covering €10bn programmes. Previously, Carlos was an economist at the World Bank and the Central Bank of Peru. He holds post-graduate degrees in Economics from Yale and Columbia Universities. Carlos provides support to the Institute’s African Prosperity programme.