Gavin Munro is the Head of Infrastructure Finance for Asia-Pacific at Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking (SGCIB). Based in Hong Kong, he focuses on transport and social infrastructure projects, including public utilities and PPP transactions in the Asia-Pacific region.
Before relocating to Hong Kong in 2010, Gavin led the Infrastructure Project Finance team in the bank’s London office, where he was involved in advising on a broad range of infrastructure projects and other limited recourse financings. His credentials spread across various transactions in different markets, including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, the Netherlands, Greece, Hungary, Cyprus, and South Africa.
Shyamala Shukla is a Senior PPP Specialist in the PPP Group at the World Bank Group. She has worked at the World Bank Group for more than eight years, previously as a Consultant and Advisor to Executive Director. She has more than two decades of experience in infrastructure financing, policy, and regulation, with expertise in public-private arrangements, innovative financing, and government support instruments, inter alia.
Shyamala was closely involved with the development and implementation of infrastructure and PPP policies in India for several years and in various positions, including Director (Infrastructure) in the Union Ministry of Finance. She has also worked on projects in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Ghana, Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, and other countries.
Shyamala has an MPA from Harvard University and an MS in Finance from the Johns Hopkins University.