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Leo McKenna

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Head of Project Finance
Strategic Investment Board Limited

Leo is a senior strategic advisor on international infrastructure development, procurement and commercial activity. Leo holds senior positions in both the public and private sectors and he has extensive international experience. He has been involved in Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) since 2001, prior to which he spent ten years in international energy development. His sectoral experience covers; government, healthcare, education, energy, transportation, student accommodation, urban regeneration and leisure.

Leo is currently Co-Chair of, and the UK Government’s appointed representative to the United Nations’ Executive Board on PPP. He is also his government’s appointed representative to the European Investment Bank’s European PPP Expertise Centre (EPEC), as well as being a director of the global board of the International Project Finance Association (IPFA). He is also a member of the International Urban Development Association.

Leo university career was based in Ireland, England and Spain, where he read engineering and physics.