Luis Velosa

“The best way to make social ventures thrive is by making them financially sustainable.”

Main area of expertise: VC financing, business plan preparation

Luis is a Portuguese national who works in the EIB’s Operations Directorate, Iberia/Banks & Corporates. As a loan officer, he has gained extensive experience in both equity and debt on the investment and funding side of the business. Furthermore, through his professional and personal environment, he has gained knowledge of the perspectives of different financial players, from venture capitalists to corporate lenders.Before joining the EIB, Luis held various positions in private companies, such as an M&A associate role at Alienzo Corporate Finance and a Vice-President role at Altium Capital.