Georgi Petrov heads IFC’s PPP Transaction Advisory for Europe and Central Asia. The Department provides infrastructure advisory services to Governments on structuring and bidding out PPPsin numerous sectors: Power & Renewables, Water, Waste Management, Roads, Agribusiness, Municipal Services and Health. Under Mr. Petrov’s leadership, the department has grown more than three times and the number of active and successful transactions has further increased severalfold. Prior to this, Mr. Petrov worked as Transaction Leader both within IFC’s Advisory & Investment streams. He has more than 20 years of experiencein infrastructure projects, manufacturing and services, as well as structuring and implementing PPPs. Prior to joining IFC, Mr. Petrov was a Manager at Barents Group LLC in Washington DC, where he was responsible for the merchant banking business in Eastern Europe. Mr. Petrov holds an MBA degree from Harvard University.