Philippe Valahu

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Philippe joined PIDG as Chief Executive Officer in 2014. He has 30 years of international experience in emerging markets infrastructure project and export finance and risk management in Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

Prior to joining PIDG, Philippe was one of the founding partners of an EM infrastructure finance advisory firm and before that worked for Depfa Bank’s infrastructure finance unit. Philippe spent 13 years at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (World Bank Group) in Washington and Singapore, where he headed the guarantees department and was global head of infrastructure. Philippe’s infrastructure experience covers power, renewables, water, transportation, and social infrastructure.

He attended Harvard University’s Business School Executive Program and holds an MBA in International Business and a Bachelor’s degree from George Washington University.