Please forward this error screen to 83. With government funding insufficient to plug the infrastructure gap, private capital availability to support Public-Private Partnerships is influenced by capital markets volatility, macroeconomic uncertainty, political and regulatory risks. Our 2018 Summit will bring together senior policy makers, infrastructure investment, financing and professional services experts and decision makers in the PPP and ukti investment services team ecosystem that will deliver vital market insights from MENA, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Americas and Africa. Arvind Mayaram has a PhD in Finance and is a Certified PPP Specialist.

He was earlier the Finance Secretary of India. He has been the Alternate Governor of India on the Board of World Bank, ADB and African Development Bank. He was India’s finance deputy in G20 and BRICS. He was also on the Board of the Reserve Bank of India and the Securities Exchanges Board of India. He has also had experience of senior management positions in several public sector enterprises.

He has been instrumental in several major initiatives in the area of investment, infrastructure development, Public Private Partnerships and institution building. He spearheaded the establishment of the framework for mainstreaming PPPs in India and accelerated the process of including newer areas for PPPs. He has worked extensively in the field of infrastructure finance. He also designed the first PPP module for delivering infrastructure in the rural areas deftly combining infrastructure asset creation and delivery of services with private investment in economic activities and skill development for the poor and an integrated education and skill certification programme for school dropouts. UNCTAD, UNIDO, FIAS and MIGA for two terms in early 2000. He has been an investment promotion expert with the UNCTAD for several years and his expertise in the area of PPPs is internationally acknowledged. He has undertaken a large number of missions for the UN agencies in several developing countries such as Sudan, South Africa, Fiji, Ecuador, Uzbekistan, South Africa, Cambodia etc.

Government of India at sub-cabinet level strategic economic dialogues with countries such as the USA,  China, the UK, Japan and South Korea. Syed Afsor H Uddin is the CEO of the PPP Office under the Prime Minister’s Office, Government of Bangladesh. He was appointed in January 2012 to lead the implementation of a renewed PPP program in Bangladesh. Syed started his career as a fast track entrant to the British Civil Service. 2007 as a Management Consultant providing public sector agencies advice on PPP projects. London School of Economics and specialized in Banking and Finance Law during his LLM degree before being called to the Bar from Lincoln’s Inn in 1996. As CEO of the PPP Office, Syed Uddin has spearheaded changes to the institutional and procedural framework in government to enable the development of a pipeline of thoroughly developed PPP projects within a structured time frame.

Head of Infrastructure, Energy and Telecommunications for Nedbank CIB, part of Nedbank Limited, based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Nedbank Group is one of South Africa’s four largest banks, with Nedbank Limited as our principal banking subsidiary. 10 years at Arthur Andersen and has had 23 years investment banking experience, with the past 19 years being primarily focused on the financing of large scale infrastructure projects in Africa. He has been extensively involved in most of the large scale infrastructure projects in Southern Africa and over the past fifteen years has originated and led his team to a number of landmark transactions, which have secure in excess of 25 international awards for Nedbank. Most recently he has led the Energy team to the position of largest lender to the South Africa’s renewable energy procurement programme REIPPP, having secured funding to 42 of the 92 deals allocated through 4 biding rounds, totalling approximately ZAR114 billion project value. Mike has been the Chairman of the South African Chapter of the International Project Finance Association for the past seven years, has been a member of the Governing Board of the African Infrastructure Investment Fund, one of the largest Infrastructure Funds in South Africa since its inception and is also a Director of Companies. UK and the USA before joining UK Export Finance.