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Jason Zhengrong LU

Acting Head, Global Infrastructure Facility

Jason Z. Lu joined the GIF as lead infrastructure finance specialist after 10 years of working at the World Bank Group's Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA). While at MIGA, Jason worked on a broad range of complex energy and infrastructure projects worldwide, such as Bujagali hydropower in Uganda, KivuWatt methane gas extraction and power generation in Rwanda, Rajamandala hydropower in Indonesia, Adenium solar power in Jordan, Autopistas Del Nordeste toll road in Dominican Republic, and Guayaquil water concession restructuring in Ecuador.

He has built expertise in managing and closing complex projects and advising clients on infrastructure financing, risk mitigation and credit enhancement to support their investment and financing needs in emerging markets and developing economies. Jason started his banking career with Bank of America in its Global Project Finance Group in 1996 where he was responsible for transaction structuring and execution. He also worked at ABB Energy Capital with responsibilities for renewable energy financing in the United States and State Street Bank and Trust Company in credit and portfolio management. Jason holds graduate degrees from Yale University (MBA), Central European University (Prague), and China’s Peking University.

Associated sessions

9 May
16:30 - 18:00

Hydropower Preparation Support Facility: Plenary

Type: Plenary session
Co-convenors: World Bank Group

Properly planned hydropower projects can provide grid stability, energy storage and flexibility for balancing more variable renewable energy sources.

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