EBRD appoints Jean-Patrick Marquet MD for Infrastructure

Tobi Boshoro

Jean-Patrick Marquet is the EBRD’s new Managing Director for Infrastructure, based in London.

He previously held the position of Managing Director for Turkey, where he had been based since 2015.  Mr Marquet has been combining the two roles since May 2017, when Thomas Maier, former Managing Director for Infrastructure, left the EBRD after more than 20 years with the Bank.

Mr. Marquet has been Head of The Infrastructure Business Group at The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development since May 2017. Mr. Marquet is responsible for leading the Bank’s operations and policy initiatives in Turkey. He joined the EBRD in 2001 in the Natural Resources team developing oil & gas and mining investments from London.

In 2008,Jean-Patrick Marquet was appointed as a Director of the Municipal and Environmental Infrastructure team, successfully running the EBRD’s global operations in water, wastewater, waste management, urban transport, district heating and social infrastructure PPPs.

Before joining the EBRD, he was a Project Finance Banker at Crédit Agricole CIB in Paris and London, successively focusing on the property, mining & metals and infrastructure sectors. Mr. Marquet’s academic background includes a Master in Management from HEC Paris school of management and a Master of Law from the Assas law school at Panthéon-Sorbonne university in Paris.

In his new position, Mr Marquet will lead the EBRD’s engagement in infrastructure projects in 37 economies across three continents, with a particular focus on encouraging a greater role for private investment in the sector.

He will manage a portfolio of €11 billion spread across over 450 active projects in a diverse range of sectors, including rail, roads, urban transport, water and wastewater, ports, logistics, airports, district heating and cooling, facilities management and solid waste.

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