IFG is a dynamic team of infrastructure finance specialists who provide specific expertise for private capital solutions in support of infrastructure investment across all sectors and regions of the Bank. IFG supports the development, structuring and implementation of project pipelines and transactions employing a range of Bank products, loans and guarantees and other global Trust Fund products designed to attract commercial financing and/or private sector investment at competitive terms and conditions for the benefit of World Bank clients. IFG houses the World Bank’s guarantee program which has to date supported 69 projects through innovative solutions to mobilize commercial financing for development. $11.5 billion of WB commitments supported mobilization of US38.4 billion of Private Capital at project level and total financing of US$63 billion.
The Senior Infrastructure Finance Specialist within IFG plays an important role in advancing IFG’s and the IPG Group’s overall agenda, focusing primarily on the midstream and downstream activities He/She will be expected to have a good understanding of infrastructure financial markets, knowledge of different types of project sponsors and investors including commercial banks, ESG investors and institutional investors and experience with the full spectrum of debt instruments (such as corporate loans and bonds, leveraged loans, project finance, structured credit products, securitization, EM bonds, green bonds and loans, sustainability-linked loans, etc.) as they may relate to financing needs of the clients. He/She will report to the Practice Manager of IFG.
Specific responsibilities and duties include: