Chief Financial Officer
Louis Schwartz oversees IAVI’s financial operations and manages the organization’s Finance & Administration team. He has more than 25 years of experience in international finance and management in both the public and private sectors. Before joining IAVI, he served as Vice President for Finance and Administration at American Jewish World Service (AJWS), an international development organization working to realize human rights and end poverty in the developing world. At AJWS, Louis oversaw the organization’s annual budget of US $50 million and led the finance, IT, human resources and facilities teams. Prior to that, he was Chief Financial Officer of Neighborhood Housing Services of NYC, a non-profit serving the New York metropolitan area. Before working with Neighborhood Housing Services of NYC, Louis held various positions in finance at one of the largest Russian investment banks, Troika Dialog, where he served as Chief Operating Officer for the US-subsidiary Troika Dialog USA, as well as Chief Financial Officer for Troika Dialog Investment Bank. Louis is a member of the CFO Roundtable and the Bridgestar New York Non-Profit CFO Network, and sits on the Board of Directors of several nonprofit organizations. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Georgetown University and attended the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.