Gustavo Bernal Torres

Founder, TerraBlanca Impact Capital

Gustavo Bernal Torres, the inaugural recipient of The Rockefeller Foundation & Kellogg School of Management Sustainable Investing Fellowship, is the founder of TerraBlanca Impact Capital. As an investment manager and social entrepreneur, he attempts to solve major social and environmental problems through innovative financial instruments in post-conflict regions.

Prior to founding TerraBlanca, Mr. Bernal Torres worked as a business consultant in Singapore and as a portfolio manager with over USD300M+ in assets under management in Colombia. He started his career working in financial regulation but later focused on managing fixed income portfolios and alternative investments when working with real estate and forestry private equity funds.

Mr. Bernal Torres received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Universidad Nacional de Colombia and an MBA from the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Authored Content

  • Apr 09 2018
    Blog Post Rural Displacement Fund (RDF), An Innovative Financial Structure for Post-Conflict Colombia It has been over a year since the Colombian government signed a peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), a guerrilla group, to end the country’s long-standing internal conflict. Implementation of the agreement is underway, but not without major challenges. Colombia must address the over 7 million Internally Displaced People (IDPs), the […] Gustavo Bernal Torres