David Baxter

David Baxter

PPP Procurement Planning and Policy Advisor

David is a freelance international development and PPP consultant currently working as a Senior Advisor for the International Sustainable and Resilience Center (ISRC) in New Orleans, a collaborative organization of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe's PPP Center of Excellence (UNECE). He is also a steering committee member of the World Association of PPP Units and Professionals (WAPPP). Between 2018 and 2021 David also worked as a part-time consultant for the World Bank.

David has provided PPP and procurement capacity-building programs and infrastructure consulting services to over 40 international clients and business partners located in Africa, North and Central America, Latin America, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. Many client projects were sponsored by development/donor agencies including USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the Asian Development Bank, the African Development Bank, the Dutch Foreign Ministry, and the World Bank Group.

Between 2017 and 2021 he participated in a series of PPP capacity-building workshops in Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. More recently he was a workshop presenter at PPP Forums held in Istanbul, Malaysia, and Dubai.

 David has also led alliance-building initiatives with institutions around the world that have included the UNECE PPP Center of Excellence in Geneva, the Asian Development Bank, the African Development Bank, the PPP Center of Excellence in Istanbul, Turkey, the Monterrey Institute in Mexico, and the World Bank.