Marie  Lam-Frendo

Marie Lam-Frendo

CEO, Global Infrastructure Hub

Prior to joining the GI Hub in 2019, Marie was Head of Asia-Pacific for Acuity, helping clients with infrastructure project strategy and finance. From 2011 to 2014, Marie headed the Infrastructure Initiatives department of the World Economic Forum. She led thought leadership activities, publishing reports on best practices in infrastructure, leading dissemination of these best practices to governments, and advocating to coalitions such as the B20 and the G20.

Previously, Marie worked for European utilities Essent then RWE, where she drove business development in the Africa and Central Asia regions. She started her career in 2001, working for various engineering consulting firms on energy and transport projects in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. Marie holds an MSc in Civil Engineering from EPF, an MSc in Marketing and Strategy from ESCP-EAP (Paris), and an MSc in Management and Leadership from WEF – in partnership with LBS and INSEAD. She is a Global Leadership Fellow of the World Economic Forum.