Left to right: Patrick Schena, Co-Head of SovereigNET; Adrian Orr, Chair IFSWF; Duncan Bonfield, Chief Executive IFSWF Secretariat
Adrian Orr, chair of the IFSWF, Patrick Schena of SovereigNET, The Fletcher School's Network for Sovereign Wealth and Global Capital, and Duncan Bonfield, chief executive of IFSWF Secretariat attended the K&L Gates-Fletcher "Building Bridges" symposium in Washington, DC last week.
The central theme of the symposium was "Bridging the Public-Private Divide through Pooled Investment Platforms". The discussion focused on the design of innovative financing platforms to narrow the global infrastructure investment gap, with Adrian Orr giving the keynote address.
Attendees included representatives from a number of sovereign wealth funds, the World Bank and the institutional investor community together with policy makers, development banks, service providers, academics, and public sector partners. You can read more about the event here: http://fletcher.tufts.edu/SovereigNet/Building-Bridges