David Lawrence is a freelancer providing communications services for international development projects based in Kyiv, Ukraine. His work is backed up by nearly two decades of field experience managing investment and advisory services programs in Asia and the former Soviet Union. In recent years, his focus has been public-private partnerships (PPPs), infrastructure, and private sector development. His clients are the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, and USAID-funded programs. Mr. Lawrence has contributed to various World Bank blogs since 2006.