Lara Driscoe serves as Managing Director in the Office of External Affairs at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution. In this role, Driscoe is responsible for identifying emerging market investment opportunities, developing public and private sector partnerships and catalyzing private capital through innovative financial products to achieve development goals. Prior to OPIC, Driscoe was the Senior Director, Government Relations at the Managed Funds Association, an association representing the alternative investment industry. Driscoe received her J.D. from the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. and B.A. from the University of Maryland.