Head, Infrastructure Policy, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Matthew is the Head of Infrastructure Policy at EBRD, providing advice and structuring for the Municipal Infrastructure and Transport sectors. Previously, he was Senior Urban Transport Specialist at EBRD from 2007-2013, where he focused on both private and public sector urban transport project structures in line with the Bank’s mandate, involving over 50 individual projects across some 20 countries in Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS and Turkey. His active project portfolio includes Belgrade, Istanbul, Warsaw, Wroclaw, Budapest, Sofia, Kiev, Sofia, Almaty, Bursa, and Izmir, amongst others.
The focus of his policy work covers transport sector funding, urban public transport regulation and commercialisation, public service contracting, performance-based contracting for roads, automated fare collection projects, ITS/traffic management, parking concessions, road safety, rail sector reforms, delegated management contracting and social infrastructure PPP development.
Prior to joining EBRD in 2007, he worked as a Transport Specialist for Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC from 1999-2007. He holds a Masters in Planning from the University of Maryland, USA.