Jane has over 20 years of technical and managerial experience of delivering infrastructure projects and programs in developing countries. This includes extensive experience of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) and the water sector and wide-ranging knowledge of international development policy and practice from living and working in Asia, South America and Africa.
Before joining the World Bank’s Infrastructure PPP and Guarantees Group, which houses PPIAF, Jane worked with IFC’s PPP Advisory Services undertaking PPP transactions and business development, primarily in the water sector in Africa, including structuring Kigali Bulk Water supply project, global water awards deal of the year 2018. Jane joined IFC in 2010 from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) where she led DFID’s policy and programs to support private sector participation in infrastructure, including as UK donor representative to PPIAF, and acted as Infrastructure Advisor to a range of DFID country programs in Central Asia, China and Guyana.
Jane, a British National and chartered civil engineer, previously worked as a consulting engineer and manager of a wide range of water resources projects in the UK, Pakistan and Latin America. She holds master’s degrees in engineering from the University of Southampton, UK and Ecole Nationale du Génie de l'Eau et de l'Environnement de Strasbourg, France.