Jay  Lurie

Jay Lurie

Chief Investment Officer, DC Green Bank

Jay Lurie is currently on External Service from the World Bank Group, serving as Chief Investment Officer at DC Green Bank, an independent instrumentality of the District of Columbia that finances innovative sustainable infrastructure and clean energy projects in and around the District. Jay leads DC Green Bank’s origination, structuring, and execution of transactions with project sponsors and financial partners, while also spearheading capital formation, business development, and portfolio management.

Prior to joining DC Green Bank, Jay held various roles at IFC in the Infrastructure Investment and PPP Transaction Advisory departments with regional coverage primarily in Asia and the Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), most recently as Senior Investment Officer in the LAC Infrastructure team. While at IFC Jay led the development, financing and mobilization of institutional capital for clean energy, transport, and water projects.  In addition, while in IFC’s Global Energy team from 2016-18, he authored or co-authored several internal papers on IFC’s experience across energy markets, including one that is referenced in this Blog. Prior to IFC, Jay worked in principal investments at Macquarie Capital and capital markets at Credit Suisse.

Prior to leaving on external service, Jay volunteered as an IFC representative in the WBG “Sustainabiliteer” group of staff striving to reduce WBG’s carbon footprint. Jay enjoys cycling, tennis, hiking, and is involved in several local humanitarian philanthropy organizations.

Jay received his M.A. in Economics and International Development from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and B.B.A. from the University of Michigan. He is a CFA Charterholder.