Why COVID-19 stimulus needs to account for future infrastructure risks
Coronavirus stimulus measures should focus on projects that not only grow the economy, but also anticipate the impact of future risks like climate change.
Appointed Chief Executive Officer, Global Infrastructure Hub, effective 28 January 2019. Prior to joining the GI Hub, was the Head of Asia-Pacific for Acuity, the advisory services business of Atkins (SNCL Group), helping clients in regard to infrastructure project strategy and finance. 2011-14, headed the Infrastructure Initiatives department of the World Economic Forum, leading their thought leadership activities, publishing thought leadership reports on best practices in the infrastructure sector. Led the dissemination effort of these best practices to governments and advocated to coalitions such as B20. Previously, worked for European utilities Essent then RWE, driving their business development activities in the Africa and Central Asia region for various commodities, including their equity investment in LNG and hydro power plants. Started career in 2001, worked for various engineering consulting firms holding several technical and commercial positions for energy and transport projects in Africa, Middle East and Europe. MSc in Civil Engineering, EPF; MSc in Marketing and Strategy, ESCP-EAP, Paris; MSc in Management and Leadership, World Economic Forum, in partnership with LBS and INSEAD. Global Leadership Fellow, World Economic Forum.